CLEARWATER, FL – A 19-year-old driver was charged with vehicular homicide after a fatal crash happened on Tuesday afternoon.
We’ve charged a 19-year-old Clearwater driver with vehicular homicide after a violent crash this afternoon on Douglas Avenue that killed his friend, a passenger in the car. Speeding on the part of Amonie Major-Boone was a role in the crash. pic.twitter.com/PaTVDAovjr
— Clearwater Police Department (@myclearwaterPD) September 2, 2020
According to the Clearwater Police Department’s Twitter feed , the car struck a guardrail on Douglas Avenue near Sunset Point Road around 1:30 p.m. The collision killed the driver’s friend, who was a passenger in the car. No other vehicles were involved.
Douglas Avenue remains closed near Sunset Point Road after a single-vehicle crash killed one person and left another person with serious injuries. pic.twitter.com/1XxCeB9Yf0
— Clearwater Police Department (@myclearwaterPD) September 1, 2020
All lanes of Douglas Avenue were closed while local authorities cleaned up and investigated the crash.
Clearwater Police Department posted on Wednesday that speed was a factor in the crash. They also reported that the driver has been charged with vehicular homicide.
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