19-year-old man killed in St. Lucie Co. crash

Posted at 4:06 PM, May 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 04:58:59-04

A 19-year-old man is dead following a single-vehicle crash in St. Lucie County early Saturday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol. 

The accident happened at 4:15 a.m. on the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 at mile marker 125.5, near Midway Road. 

The victim, Carlos Alberto Hernandez of Fort Pierce, was traveling on I-95 when his vehicle, a 2015 KIA Optima, drove onto a grass shoulder and into the median, hitting a tree and overturning. 

Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. 


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