Deltona woman dies after SUV flips over in DeBary, deputies say

By: Chip Skambis


DEBARY, Fla. - A 19-year-old Deltona woman was killed when she was ejected from her SUV as it rolled over after failing to make a turn early Sunday, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said. 

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Tori Otway died after her 2003 Ford Escape flipped over while turning onto South Shell Road from Benson Junction in DeBary around 1:10 a.m., deputies said. 

Otway had been staying with a friend in DeBary when she drove home, deputies said. 

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As Otway turned, her SUV rolled onto its roof into a parking lot on South Shell Road before landing on its passenger side, ejecting her. 

She wasn’t wearing a seat belt, deputies said. 

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Shell Road was closed for nine hours while deputies investigated the crash. 

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Deputies have not yet determined the cause of the crash. 

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