• Black Chevy Tahoe flees crash that killed woman in New Smyrna Beach, police say

    By: Chip Skambis


    NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. - New Smyrna Beach police are searching for the driver who crashed into another car early Sunday, killing a 21-year-old woman. 

    Kaelee Morrell was driving east on State Road 44 around 2 a.m. when her vehicle and a black 2006 Chevy Tahoe collided. Both vehicles left the roadway. 

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    Morrell was treated at the scene, but later died. A passenger riding with Morrell was taken to Halifax Hospital with minor injuries, police said. 

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    Police have so far been unable to identify the driver of the Tahoe. 

    Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Schaeffer at the New Smyrna Beach Police Department at 386-424-2220 or email with information at wschaeffer@cityofnsb.com.

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