Troopers: Semi truck driver killed in crash, fire in Volusia County

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VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. —

Troopers said a driver was killed when his semi truck crashed and burst into flames Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened on New York Avenue in DeLand around 1:00 p.m.

According to FHP, the semi truck left the roadway and crashed for unknown reasons. A fire broke out in the cab of the truck moments after the crash, troopers said.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. His identity has not been released.

FHP said traffic is being diverted around the crash scene.