Teens identified in deadly Volusia rollover crash



VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A teen was killed and three others were injured in a Volusia County rollover crash Wednesday night, investigators said.

Authorities said a Dodge Dakota was traveling west on West Halifax Avenue when it crossed over the railroad tracks, and then flipped over. Officers said the driver, Austen Goodrich, 17, lost control of the truck when it hit the pavement and skidded sideways into the ditch.

The other three occupants were Goodrich's cousin, 16-year-old Cody Goodrich, along with Brianna Wilson, 15, and Cheyenne Ellis, 18, investigators said.

Authorities said Cody Goodrich was pronounced dead at the scene. Austen Goodrich and Wilson were transported to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach. Wilson was listed in critical condition and Goodrich was also in intensive care, listed in stable condition.

Ellis, the only passenger who was wearing a seat belt, suffered minor injuries that did not require hospitalization.

On Thursday some of the victims' friends brought flowers to the crash site.

"When I came up, the helicopter was loading one kid in the helicopter," said Jesse Webb, who was at the scene of the accident.

Webb said it was not surprising to hear that Goodrich lost control of the truck.

"When you fly down this road, having the dips and stuff in there, you just don't know what's going to happen when you fly down this road because this is a very dangerous road," said Webb.

Investigators said speed and alcohol may be factors in the crash.

They said they found open bottles in the truck and there were smashed beers at the scene.

Investigators said it could take several weeks for blood test results to come back to determine if alcohol was a factor in the accident.