DeLand, FL-A collision between an 18-wheeler and a vehicle on Monday afternoon had a sad ending. The driver of the vehicle has been pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at Highway 472 and Minnesota Avenue in DeLand.
FHP identifies the driver killed in the multi-vehicle accident as 63-year-old Cynthia Heckman of DeLand. A total of five vehicles were involved in the accident which remains under investigation. FHP says charges are pending.
The accident happened around 2 P.M. and as of 3 P.M., the intersection is still blocked. More information as it becomes available. Volusia County Fire Rescue is being assisted by DeLand and Orange City Fire Departments.
(photos courtesy of Volusia County Fire & Rescue)
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