Orange County, FL (April 6, 2019) - A 23-year-old Orlando woman died in a two-car crash near Avalon Park on Thursday, April 4th. The crash happened on Avalon Park Boulevard, at the intersection with Perdido Drive.
Police say that a Buick SUV attempted to make a left turn onto Perdido from Avalon Park. During the turn, the SUV pulled directly into the path of a Toyota pickup truck. The Toyota collided with the right passenger side of the SUV. Kayla McCabe Thompson, who was a passenger in the SUV, died at the scene of the crash, while the driver suffered minor injuries. Police did not identify the Toyota driver and there is no word on whether anyone else was hurt.
The crash remains under investigation and it is unclear if any charges will be filed at this time.
Our sympathies are extended to the friends and loved ones of Kayla McCabe Thompson following this tragic crash in Orange County.
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