Deadly Volusia Co. dump truck crash - FOX 35 News Orlando

Deadly Volusia Co. dump truck crash

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VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after a Volusia County dump truck collided with an SUV Thursday on Route 40 near Pierson.

A Florida Highway Patrol officer on the scene told FOX 35 the dump truck crossed the center line and crashed head-on into the SUV with two people inside.  Both people were killed and pronounced dead on the scene.

Authorities say the dump truck driver was airlifted to Halifax Medical Center and is expected to survive.  

The crash happened just before noon near the intersection of Route 40 and Highway 17.  

By Thursday evening the identities of the people in the vehicles had not been released.  

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