Single-Car Fatal Crash on U.S. 1; Eleven-Year-Old Killed

According to crash report from Florida Highway Patrol, a 32-year-old driver suffered minor injuries after an accident on U.S. 1.

Report says an 11-year-old St. Augustine girl was killed in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 1 in St. Johns County.

It was reported that a driver of SUV was traveling north in the left lane of U.S. 1 when he attempted to go around a large puddle of water.  Consequently, he lost control of the vehicle leading to the fatal accident. Troopers said the SUV then crossed the median and overturned, ejecting the 11-year-old passenger.

Unfortunately the young child passed away at the scene. As confirmed by the Highway Report, there were indications that she was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver, a 32-year-old St. Augustine woman, suffered minor injuries, the Highway Patrol said.

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