PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Three young adults died after a single-vehicle crash in Hudson Tuesday night.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 26-year-old man was driving at a high rate of speed west on Denton Avenue with two passengers in his car — an 18-year-old female and 19-year-old male.
FHP said the driver lost control of the vehicle, drove off the roadway, struck a guardrail and flipped over. Both passengers were ejected while the driver remained trapped in the vehicle which caught fire.
All three were pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators said the driver was the only occupant wearing a seatbelt.
The mother of one of the accident victims has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money to help with final expenses and raising her granddaughter.