Gordon Murray: Driver strikes Port St Lucie house, dies

PORT ST LUCIE, Fla. - An early morning fatal accident is under investigation in Port St Lucie.

Port St Lucie police say that at around 2:45 this morning officers spotted a car driving erratically at the intersection of SE Port St. Lucie Boulevard and SE Floresta Drive. 

The car, a 2001 grey Mercury, headed north on Floresta Drive from Port St. Lucie Boulevard fishtailing during the turn, according to police.

The car, according to officers, then crashed into a house located at 2174 SE Floresta Drive. 

Police say that Gordon D. Murray of Port St Lucie turned through a residential yard, crashed into a van, and ultimately collided with the house.

St. Lucie County paramedics say Murray died on the scene.

Murray was the sole occupant of the car and no one in the home was injured, according to police.

Investigators have not yet determined what caused Murray to lose control of the vehicle.

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