1 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured In Tomoka Farms Crash


Port Orange, FL - One Daytona Beach man is dead and another is in serious condition after state troopers say their vehicle struck a power pole late at night on Valentine's Day.

Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) say a sedan driven by a 51-year-old man was driving northbound on Tomoka Farms Road towards Town West Boulevard on Sunday night (February 14th).

Around 10:40 p.m., the car drove off the road for an unknown reason, according to investigators. At that point, the driver overcorrected, drove across the roadway, and struck a power pole.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by crews while a 17-year-old passenger was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach for treatment. A report from FHP lists the passenger in serious condition. Their state as of Monday morning (February 15th) is unclear.

The crash remains under investigation.


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