New Smyrna Beach man killed in rollover crash in Volusia County, troopers say

Crash happened on State Road 415 north of South Rasley Road

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VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 59-year-old New Smyrna Beach man was killed Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash in Volusia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported around 12:33 p.m. in Volusia County when troopers said the driver of a Jeep Wrangler driving northbound on State Road 415 north of South Rasley Road failed to negotiate a left-hand curve.

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Troopers said the driver then overcorrected, crossed both lanes of traffic and began overturning while the vehicle ran off of the road to the left. The vehicle then hit a ditch, ejecting the driver from the vehicle, according to the FHP.

According to the crash report, the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

Note: Given the information provided, this map depicts the general area of the crash and not necessarily its exact location.

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