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19-year-old driver killed in Port St. Lucie crash

Posted at 11:24 AM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-11 11:26:29-05

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Port St Lucie police said a 19-year-old man was killed Thursday morning after his vehicle lost control and hit a tree.

The wreck happened on SW Crosstown Parkway near the intersection of SW Fairgreen Road around 6 a.m.

Investigators said their preliminary investigation revealed the driver, Sean Michael Marin of Port St. Lucie, was traveling in a 2004 white Honda Accord west on SW Crosstown Parkway.

As the car traveled west, the the Accord hit a curb on the right side of the road, causing Marin to lose control.

The vehicle then traveled across all westbound lanes, jumped the curb into the median and struck a tree.

Marin was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

St. Lucie County Fire Rescue arrived and pronounced Marin dead at the scene.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the wreck.