Orlando man ejected through windshield, killed in Orange County crash, FHP says

Fatal wreck reported on Old Winter Garden Road near Ivey Lane

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser
File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – A 43-year-old Orlando man was killed early Friday when he was ejected through the windshield of his pickup truck during a crash in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said,

The fatal single-vehicle wreck was reported at 2:10 a.m. on Old Winter Garden Road near Ivey Lane.

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According to the FHP, the man was driving a 2019 Ford F-150 west on Old Winter Garden Road, and witnesses said he was speeding and left the road.

The front of the pickup struck a traffic light pole, ejecting the driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, through the front windshield, troopers said.

The pickup caught fire, and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said.


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