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Orlando, FL - Man Killed, Woman Hurt in Two-Car Crash on Turnpike

Orlando, FL (March 3, 2023) -  Officials in the Orlando area were called to the scene of a fatal car accident on Friday, March 3rd. The collision happened around 4:00 a.m. on the Florida Turnpike, just south of I-4.

According to police, a 27-year-old Davenport woman was driving northbound when she collided with the back of a car driven by a 30-year-old man from Connecticut. The Connecticut man's car overturned and collided with a light pole before traveling into a pond. The man was ejected and died at the crash scene. His passenger, a 31-year-old female, was critically injured in the crash.

The Davenport woman was not injured. No one involved in the accident has been identified.

The crash is still under investigation at this time. No further information is available. 

More than 3,000 victims will lose their lives in Florida car accidents each year. This number is among the highest of all states in the country. Deadly car accidents occur for many reasons, but most victims will lose their lives due to some type of negligent driving. This accident will remain under investigation.

We would like to offer our condolences to the victim's families following this fatal car accident in Orlando. 

Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.

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