St. Lucie County, FL (November 29, 2018) - Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol have identified the five victims killed in a horrific crash that occurred on Friday, November 23rd.
The crash happened when a 2004 GMC Yukon, operated by 21-year-old Tanner Ray Dashner crashed into a Dodge Dakota around 10:40 pm. The accident took place on South 25th Street near Midway Road. The Dakota burst into flames following the crash, killing all of the occupants. The victims are Anthony Victor, 21, Anthony M. Martin, 16, Darien L. Douglas, 21, Alexis Chaney, 17 and Kedan D. Tillett, 27. Dashner suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and remains hospitalized.
Police are still investigating the accident at this time.
We are deeply saddened to hear of this horrific crash in St. Lucie County. Almost any type of car accident has the potential to turn deadly. Rear-end collisions can be extremely serious depending on the circumstances surrounding the crash. In this case, a rear-end collision resulted in a catastrophic loss of life.
When you or a loved one are suffering from the aftermath of a Florida car accident, an experienced accident attorney can help. At Rubenstein Law, our team is dedicated to ensuring that crash victims and their families are appropriately compensated when a loss is caused by the negligence of another driver.
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