New Smyrna Beach, FL – One man is dead from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Friday night.
New Smyrna Beach Police Department (NSBPD) officers responded to the 3100 block of S.R. 44 in reference to a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a sedan at 10:37 PM, Friday, March 24.
According to the NSBPD, the driver of a 1982 black Yamaha motorcycle, Stanley Ernest Stern, Jr., 34, New Smyrna, was pronounced dead at the scene by New Smyrna Beach Fire/Rescue personnel.
The driver of a 2015 gray Ford Taurus, Claire Elizabeth Pavelski, 39, Titusville, did not sustain any injuries.
Stern was traveling eastbound on S.R. 44 and Pavelski made a left turn from the westbound lane of S.R. 44 to access the I-95 southbound on-ramp when she entered his path.
Criminal charges against Pavelski are pending the outcome of the investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or has any further information is asked to call Officer Schaeffer at (386) 424-2220 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS.
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