Head-On Collision Kills One, Injures Four Others

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Ormond Beach, FL - One man is dead and four others suffered injuries in a head-on collision yesterday (September 19) afternoon. Florida Highway Patrol reports that the accident happened around 2:20 p.m. on State Road 40 near Pine Woods Road, about midway between I-95 and State Road 11.

FHP Lieutenant Kim Montes reports that the first vehicle, a SUV, driven by a 57-year-old Bunnell man, was traveling westbound on S.R. 40 and traveled into the eastbound lanes while entering a curve. The vehicle crashed head-on into a vehicle, a pickup truck, traveling eastbound, killing the driver, a 75-year-old Daytona Beach man.

The driver of the first vehicle suffered critical injuries. His passenger, a 17-year-old male from Bunnell had serious injuries. The second vehicle had two passengers, a 56-year-old Daytona Beach man and another man, who received serious injuries. 

The crash remains  under investigation.

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