FHP: Man, 20, killed in Orange County crash involving Corvette out for a test drive

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A 20-year-old man died in a crash on Sand Lake Road on Tuesday morning.


The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. on Sand Lake Road near Sand Lake Pointe Loop in the Pine Castle area.

Troopers said the 20-year-old killed was an employee of a nearby car dealership and he was taking a 2013 Corvette for a test drive when the crash occurred.

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Troopers said the Corvette was traveling above the posted speed limit when it crashed into a 2023 Honda Accord that was attempting to make a left-hand turn.

After the crash, troopers said the Corvette ran off the roadway and overturned into a ditch, landing on its side.

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Troopers said the 20-year-old driving the Corvette died on scene. A passenger in the Corvette, a 22-year-old Orlando man, also an employee of the dealership, suffered minor injuries. Troopers said the driver of the Accord was not injured and remained on scene.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.