A single car wreck resulted in an 81-year-old woman’s death and others injured in Daytona Beach at approximately 8:30 Monday morning.
The driver of a pick-up truck is Jerry Hershman, 77, of Clarkston, Michigan was heading towards Interstate 95 near the city of Oak Hill when the incident happened. Florida Highway Patrol states that 81-year-old Carolyn Perry was a passenger in the pickup truck when Hershman sped off into the interstate on the northbound lanes when for unknown reasons, hit a tree.
Perry was pronounced dead at the scene and Hershman was crushed to Halifax Health Medical Center and was treated for minor injuries.
The crash is still under investigation.