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One Killed, Another Hospitalized After Seminole County Accident

Jonathan Hernandez8 months ago

One man was killed and another was taken to the hospital after an accident in Seminole County.

Details about the Fatal Accident in Florida

Multiple sources are reporting that a 22-year-old man was killed on Thursday evening in an accident on Interstate 4 in Seminole County, according to troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol.

Zachary Bruce sustained fatal injuries around 7:35 p.m. on Interstate 4 east near State Road 434. The Florida Highway Patrol revealed that the accident happened when 18-year-old William Sprague-Duke, of Deltona, lost control of his vehicle and overturned onto the shoulder of Interstate 4.

Zachary Bruce was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, and Sprague-Duke was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The circumstances of the accident remain under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol at this time.

Important Information about Rollover Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in rollover accidents that happen in the United States every year:

  • Every year, about 10,000 people are killed in rollover accidents in the United States.
  • Somone is about 75% less likely to die in a rollover accident if they are properly wearing their seatbelt.
  • Rollover accidents account for about 33% of all passenger vehicle fatalities.

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