Orlando man, 23, dies after crash in express toll lanes on SR-528, troopers say

Wreck investigated at Dallas Boulevard toll plaza

A deadly crash early Thursday on State Road 528 in Orange County temporarily blocked express toll lanes on the Beachline.

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 23-year-old Orlando man died after a crash early Thursday on State Road 528 in Orange County that temporarily blocked express toll lanes on the Beachline, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The wreck happened at 3:29 a.m. on westbound SR-528 at the Dallas Boulevard toll plaza, west of State Road 520.

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According to a crash report, the man was driving a sedan in the outside travel lane when he made an “unknown action,” causing an SUV in the inside lane to strike the sedan’s left side. The man’s car rotated and struck the inside guardrail, FHP said.

The man was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead, troopers said. The driver of the SUV — a 29-year-old Orlando man — suffered minor injuries in the crash, and all parties involved were wearing seatbelts, according to the report.

Troopers are still investigating the crash.


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