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NYE crash leaves 1 dead, 1 seriously injured

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Posted at 2:19 PM, Jan 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-01 14:19:33-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A man is dead after a single-car crash near the intersection of Pensacola and Macomb Streets.

The Tallahassee Police Department says they responded to the crash just before midnight on New Year's Eve.

According to the report, the driver was traveling south on Macomb Street when he failed to negotiate the curve. The driver crossed the roadway and continued over an embankment before striking a nearby parking lot tree.

The vehicle’s driver, an adult male, died as a result of injuries.

There were four other occupants in the vehicle at the time of the crash, three adult males and one adult female. One of the adult male passengers sustained serious injuries.

TPD asks anyone who may have witnessed the crash but did not speak with an officer on the scene or anyone with information about the accident to please call 850-891-4200. They may also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

This is a developing story.