DeLeon Springs, FL-FHP is investigating a fatal accident this morning in DeLeon Springs that involved two pedestrians hit by a vehicle. One person died according to troopers. One person was taken to Florida Hospital DeLand.
The accident happened at US 17 and W. Baxter Street just before 7AM. Sgt Kim Montes of Volusia County said Andrew Morales, 20 was traveling southbound on US-17. Justin Lewis, 27, and Esteban Paulino, 27, were walking on the West paved shoulder of US-17. The front right of Morales’ vehicle struck Paulino and Lewis. Lewis died at the scene and Paulino was transported to the hospital. The crash remains under investigation.
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