St. Johns County Fire Rescue said a teen driver was killed Wednesday night in a single-vehicle crash on Longleaf Pine Parkway.
Fire Rescue was called to the crash in the 8100 block of Longleaf Pine Parkway around 8:30 p.m.
SJCFR said the vehicle ran off the road on a curve and hit at least one tree. Michael Jarek Sonognini, 17, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
The Florida Highway Patrol investigated the crash, which caused closures on a westbound lane of Longleaf Pine Parkway at County Road 16-A.
FHP said the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.
Action News Jax's Cole Heath said the speed limit in the area is 45 mph and there are no street lights where the crash happened. It's not yet known if speed was a factor in the crash.
Developing story out of St. Johns: A part of Longleaf Pine Parkway is shutdown after a deadly crash involving a teen. Updates on FOX30.— Letisha Bereola (@LetishaANjax) April 13, 2017
Wb long leaf pine pkwy closed after teen driver ejected/hit tree and killed in single vehicle crash. pic.twitter.com/gduTq3ANJ1— Cole Heath (@ColeANjax) April 13, 2017
Road curves at crash site in saint Johns county near bartram trail high school. pic.twitter.com/oD1BH4iQsy— Cole Heath (@ColeANjax) April 13, 2017
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