LAKE MARY, Fla. - The identity of a woman killed
in an accident on Interstate 4 was released Friday night.
The accident blocked three westbound lanes in Lake Mary Friday afternoon, and snarled traffic long into the evening, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said.
Troopers said a 1998 Ford SUV was traveling westbound on I-4 in the center lane. A 1999 Pontiac was traveling in the right lane.
A rear tire of the SUV separated, causing the driver to lose control and veer toward the Pontiac, according to a report.
The driver of the Pontiac, 39-year-old Nathan Standley of Lake Mary, tried to avoid the SUV and ended up leaving the interstate, striking a light pole on the shoulder and flipping over.
The SUV ran off the road and flipped multiple times.
good Samaritans stopped to help. They uprighted the SUV but a passenger in the vehicle, 47-year-old Angela Crom of Winter Springs, Fla., died at the scene.
The name of the 43-year-old Altamonte Springs woman driving the
Ford SUV was not released.
Another passenger in the SUV, 44-year-old Sheila Daniels of Altamonte Springs, suffered minor injuries. Daniels and the driver were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center.
also suffered minor injuries.