15-year-old Pine Ridge student killed in head-on crash near school

in Volusia County News & Events

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

DELTONA, Fla. – A 15-year-old Pine Ridge High School student was killed Monday morning in a head-on crash outside the school’s entrance, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said Joshua Durner, 15, was driving a 2006 Hyundia Elantra eastbound on Howland Boulevard at about 6:50 a.m. when he turned into the school’s entrance in the path of a westbound Nissan Pathfinder.

The Pathfinder hit the Elantra head-on and a Nissan pickup truck that was behind the Pathfinder was unable to avoid the crash, a news release said.

Durner died as a result of his injuries. Deputies said he was the only person in the Elantra and he was not wearing a seat belt.