It was reported that a 31-year-old man died after two cars crashed on Interstate 95 at Eighth Street. Consequent to the accident, report added that one of the cars went off the highway, down the embankment and struck two trees.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, both cars were heading south on I-95 just when a Ford Focus driven by Sean Owens moved across two travel lanes. Subsequently, he tried to enter the far right lane that was occupied by a Chevrolet Cruze, report says. In the process, Owens’ car spun off the side of the highway and slid down near the Eighth Street exit before coming to hart after hitting trees.
FHP reported that Owens died at the scene. No one in the Cruze was hurt, according to the FHP report.
Troopers said Owens was speeding, possibly going about 75 mph, when the crash happened.
Report says all lanes of Eighth Street under the interstate were closed for hours while the accident was investigated and cleared.
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