Volusia County, FL (June 12, 2019) - A 19-year-old passenger died in a crash that took place on Tuesday, June 11th. The crash happened around 9:25 p.m. on I-95, near mile marker 258.
According to police, 18-year-old Tsa'Dric Sands was traveling northbound at when he left the roadway and struck a tree. Sands was ejected from his vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time. Sands' passenger, 19-year-old Melvin Brown was critically injured in the crash and pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers are still investigating why Sands left the roadway. At this time, it does not appear that alcohol was involved but there are charges pending.
There are about 8 fatal crashes per day reported in our state. No one ever expects to be involved in a serious injury accident when they get behind the wheel or when they get into a vehicle as a passenger. However, the fact is that these accidents can and do happen on a daily basis. Our thoughts go out to the families of those affected by this crash.
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