Deltona, FL (June 27, 2021) - An 84-year-old man was killed in a two-car crash that took place in Deltona on Friday. The accident happened on East Normandy Boulevard at the intersection with Clay Court.
According to the results of an initial investigation, a 2003 Dodge Ram was traveling northeast on East Normandy when the driver lost control of his vehicle causing it to spin into oncoming traffic. The Ram then collided with a 2015 Volkswagen driven by 84-year-old Donald Gleen Fisher. Fisher died at the crash scene while his passenger, 79-year-old Thomas Allen Snip, sustained serious injuries. The driver of the Dodge, 45-year-old Robert Earl Shavers, Jr. was also seriously hurt and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The crash is under investigation by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. There is no additional information available at this time.
Serious car accidents in Florida happen each and every day. In fact, according to statistics, a reportable crash occurs about once every 90 seconds. Many of these crashes take place so suddenly that they are unavoidable and end up resulting in death or serious injuries for innocent victims. Most Florida car accidents are initially caused by the actions of a negligent driver who can be held legally responsible for the collision.
Our sympathies are with those affected by this fatal crash in Deltona.
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