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Winter Park / Maitland Observer Monday, Mar. 12, 2018 1 year ago

Winter Park City Commission meeting set for March 12, 2018

An investigation is being conducted on Orange Avenue following a deadly crash on New Year's Eve.
by: Tim Freed Associate Editor

Winter Park City Commissioners will discuss the findings so far from the Florida Department of Transportation regarding the speed limit and safety of Orange Avenue – an investigation taking place in the wake of a crash that killed killed two women on New Year’s Eve.

The deadly crash took place at the intersection of Orange and Westchester avenues. According to a report from the Winter Park Police Department, suspect Justin Fonner was driving in excess of 100 mph down Orange Avenue when he T-boned a second vehicle pulling out of a driveway. The two 23-year-old women in the second car were killed in the crash.

The road currently has a speed limit of 35 mph.

Tim Freed is an Associate Editor with the Winter Park/Maitland Observer. He is a graduate of the University of Central Florida.

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