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FHP: Orlando man, 29, dies in crash along Beachline Expressway

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol said a man died in a crash along the Beachline Expressway, and now investigators are trying to pinpoint when the crash actually happened.

Troopers first responded to the crash in Orange County shortly after 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

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According to Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a Ford Mustang lost control on the exit ramp of westbound State Road 528 to northbound State Road 417.

Investigators said the Mustang went off the roadway along a curve, rotated, and went airborne before traveling into a ditch.

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Troopers found that the car had also struck a tree and overturned.

The driver, who was not identified, died at the crash site; he was 29 years old and lived in Orlando, according to investigators.

In a news release, FHP said the specific date and time when the crash happened was still under investigation.

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