I-95 reopens after pedestrian dies in crash in Volusia County


9 a.m. Update:

Troopers have released new details about a deadly crash on I-95 near Ormond Beach.

Investigators said a pedestrian was struck and killed by a tractor trailer truck along the interstate early Tuesday.

According to an incident report, a man driving southbound on I-95 crashed his 2003 Pontiac sedan into the center guardrail.

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Investigators said it isn’t clear what led to the crash, but said after it happened, the man exited his car and tried to walk across the northbound lanes of I-95.

At that point, the semi struck him and he died at the scene, according to FHP.

Investigators have not released his name, but said he was 28-years-old and lived in Cocoa.

The truck driver, a Jacksonville resident, wasn’t hurt, troopers said.

FHP’s investigation is ongoing.

Troopers reopened all lanes of I-95 before 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Original Story:

A crash is causing a roadblock along a section of Interstate 95 in Volusia County, the Florida Highway Patrol said Tuesday.


Troopers responded to the northbound crash near Ormond Beach shortly before 2:30 a.m.

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FHP reported the closure of at least one northbound lane of I-95 in the area of mile marker 274.

As of 4 a.m., investigators remained at the scene of the deadly crash.

WFTV is working to gather more information from FHP.

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Channel 9’s Alexa Lorenzo has been monitoring traffic cameras and slowdowns and will have live updates on Eyewitness News beginning at 5 a.m.

Stick with WFTV.com for new details on this developing story.

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