1 killed in crash with power pole, building in Ocoee, police say

Single-vehicle crash at Wurst Road, Jamela Drive

The passenger of a car that crashed into a power pole and a building in Ocoee early Thursday morning later died at a hospital.

OCOEE, Fla. – The passenger in a car that crashed into a power pole and a building in Ocoee early Thursday morning later died at a hospital, according to the Ocoee Police Department.

The single-vehicle crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Wurst Road near Jamela Drive when a 2019 Dodge Challenger traveling westbound left the roadway and struck the pole, police said.

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According to a news release, the vehicle went on to collide with a storage building wall. The driver was found by police to have sustained severe injuries.

The passenger was taken to a hospital where they were pronounced dead, police said.

An investigation is ongoing, police said.


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