BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A Titusville man died in a fiery Brevard County crash Thursday afternoon after he struck a palm tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said the wreck occurred around 12:10 p.m. in the area of Canaveral Groves Boulevard and Morris Avenue.
The 22-year-old SUV driver was traveling west on Canaveral Groves Boulevard, east of Morris Avenue, when for an unknown reason, he went off the roadway and struck a palm tree, a crash report shows.
According to FHP, the impact completely engulfed the car in flames.
The man died at the scene, troopers said. The passenger in the SUV, a 24-year-old man from Raleigh, North Carolina, was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to investigators.
Both men were wearing their seatbelts, a crash report reads.
This crash remains under investigation. Check back here for updates.
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