Volusia Co.

One person killed, after their car, traveling at high speed, crashes into a light pole and explodes, on South Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A fiery single-vehicle crash in Daytona killed the vehicle's sole occupant, according to officials.

The crash happened in the 2900 block of South Atlantic Avenue just after midnight.

Investigations reveal the silver Toyota hatchback was traveling southbound at speeds up to 110 mph on South Atlantic Avenue when it hit a curb. The vehicle was sent airborne and struck a light pole.

The car exploded on impact and was fully engulfed by fire before officers arrived.

Brandie Howard, 17, killed, Kaley Terry, 19, injured, transported to hospital, after their Jeep collides with a car and overturns, on I-4 westbound near Deland.

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Sunday, March 30, 2014
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A vehicular collision on I-4 left one girl dead on Sunday.

At 5 p.m. Sunday, a four-door Nissan merged into a Jeep on I-4 westbound in Volusia County. The Jeep overturned on the highway as a result of the impact.

Brandie Howard, 17, was in the passenger seat of the Jeep and suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash, according to police. The driver, 19-year-old Kaley Terry, sustained minor injuries and was transported to Halifax Medical Center.

27-year-old motorcyclist killed, after he drifted into the oncoming traffic lane on State Road 40 in Volusia County, and was struck by a SUV driven by Robert Bendlin, 70.

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Friday, March 14, 2014
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A 27-year-old North Dakota man is dead after he was struck while riding his motorcycle in Volusia County.

The incident happened after 6:30 p.m. Friday at State Road 40 and Creek Haven Road.

The man was traveling eastbound on S.R. 40 on his 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Gage Beland, 12, critically injured, taken to hospital, after a motorcycle crash during a race at the Volusia Speedway in Barberville.

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Monday, March 10, 2014
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Gage Beland, 12, of Lake Odessa remained in critical condition Thursday after he crashed during a motorcycle flat track race in Florida Monday.

The crash happened at the Volusia Speedway, about 25 miles west of Daytona Beach.

“A rider went down and when Gage came out of the corner, he hit that rider’s bike,” aunt Becky Cole said. “He was ejected from his bike. And when he landed they figured the impact was so severe, it shut everything down.”

Sherry Ann Pyle, 44, critically injured, Daniel Reilley, 61, Dale Cicero, 52, injured, all taken to hospital, after being struck by a car driven by Eunice Cich, 52, while crossing U.S. 1 near a saloon in Ormond Beach.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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A woman was arrested on DUI charges after a sport utility truck struck three people late Wednesday outside a popular Bike Week hangout in Ormond Beach.

Eunice Cich, 52, of Toronto, Ohio, was arrested after the crash, which happened around 11:30 p.m. near the Iron Horse Saloon on U.S. 1 near Airport Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to troopers, Sherry Ann Pyle, 44, of Palm Coast was taken to Halifax Hospital in critical condition.

Mark Twining, 46, killed, Robert Wilson, 29, injured, after their motorcycles crash at high speed at an intersection in New Smyrna Beach. Both men where from Massachusetts.

Date: 
Saturday, March 8, 2014

New Smyrna Beach police said one man was killed and another injured in a motorcycle accident early Saturday morning.

Police said the accident happened at 12:07 a.m. Saturday at North Causeway and North Riverside Drive.

Police said 46-year-old Mark Twining was killed and 29-year-old Robert Wilson was injured, both from Springfiled, Mass.

Police said Twining lost control of his motorcycle was driving west on North Causeway.

One adult and 3 children transported to hospital for evaluation, after a mother with 3 children on board drives into the surf on Daytona Beach.

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Thursday, February 27, 2014
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A mother behind the wheel of a minivan that was driven with her three children into the surf off Daytona Beach, Fla., is undergoing a mental evaluation.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office also said Wednesday that the children were turned over to the care of the Florida Department of Children and Families.

4 people injured, two critically, after elderly woman accidently crashes car into hospital in Volusia County.

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Four people were hurt Thursday after a car crashed into a hospital in New Smyrna Beach.

Police said the first call came into 911 around 1:30 p.m. about a car crashing into Bert Fish Medical Center Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center.

Three of the people hurt were inside the lobby at the time of the crash.

John Pearce, Jr. killed after his pickup leaves roadway and crashes into culvert and tree.

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Thursday, January 30, 2014
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A fatal crash in Volusia County Thursday morning is under investigation by Florida Highway Patrol.

According to an FHP press release, at 3:50 a.m., John Pearce, Jr., 23, lost control of his vehicle traveling westbound on New York Avenue.

The 2008 Dodge pickup truck struck a culvert and became airborne before the front of the truck struck a tree, troopers said.

Man involved in 3 car crash dies after jumping from overpass onto I-95 in Volusia County.

Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014
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A man who was involved in a car crash jumped off an overpass onto Interstate 95 and died on Thursday, Florida Highway Patrol says.

Troopers said the man was involved in a three-vehicle crash on I-95 in Volusia County just after 7 a.m.

When troopers got on scene, they saw the man get out of one of the vehicles, run over to the Dunn Avenue overpass in Daytona Beach and jump onto the I-95 shoulder, according to FHP.

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