VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 20-year-old Deltona woman was killed late Tuesday in a fiery crash in Volusia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The fatal single-vehicle wreck happened around 11:35 p.m. on Kennedy Parkway at U.S. 1.
The FHP said a 21-year-old Deltona man was driving a pickup truck west on Kennedy Parkway when he failed to negotiate a curve and struck a curb before the pickup slammed into a concrete utility pole. The pickup overturned and caught fire, according to an FHP crash report.
The driver pulled his passenger, the 20-year-old woman, from the pickup before it was engulfed in flames, but she was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.
The crash report stated the driver was wearing a seat belt and it’s not known if the woman was wearing one.
No other details have been released.