Miami man dies in Leon County crash

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Posted at 2:48 AM, May 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-29 02:55:40-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - One of two passengers in a car died in a Leon County crash when the vehicle ran off an I-10 exit ramp Monday night and hit a tree.

Mickey Nelson, 35, of Miami, was the victim, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP said the vehicle was traveling west on I-10 about 10:30 p.m. Monday and entered the exit ramp at mile marker 209 A and traveled off the roadway onto the west grassy shoulder of the exit ramp.

The front of the car collided with a reflective marker and the car continued down the grass embankment and collided with a tree.

The passenger was transported to Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare and confirmed fatal at 11:25 PM.

The driver was identified as Aliah Cummings, 22, of Sanford, FL. Neither the driver nor the other passenger suffered injuries, FHP said.