Passenger Killed after Car Crashes into Tree in Orange County
A male passenger in a car that crashed into a tree was killed in Orange County on Sunday.
A 2006 Nissan driven by Joshua Clayton, 29, was traveling eastbound on Oberly Parkway near Abalone Boulevard around mid-night. Troopers said, Clayton was traveling above the posted speed limit and failed to stop before the road ended.
33-year-old Shawn Fika, of Orlando, a passenger, died on the spot when the vehicle struck a tree, after leaving the roadway.
Clayton suffered minor injuries and was transported to Florida Hospital East.
The crash remains under investigation and charges are pending, according to Florida Highway Patrol.