1 killed in fiery head-on Seminole County crash, FHP says

1 killed in fiery head-on Seminole County crash, FHP says

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — One man has died following a crash in Seminole County Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Officials said the crash happened at 5:50 a.m. on State Road 46 and Bella Foresta Place.

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Troopers said 48-year-old Angel Rodriguez died at the scene. His passenger, an 18-year-old man, suffered critical injuries, according to FHP.

Initial investigation showed Rodriguez was traveling eastbound on SR 46 when he struck a 2017 Ford head-on after passing traffic in a no-passing zone. Troopers said Rodriguez's vehicle then caught on fire.

Officials said the Ford driver suffered serious injuries in the crash.

The crash closed the area of SR 46 for an extended time.

The crash remains under investigation.