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Fireworks retailer ignites after automotive crash in Melbourne – Orlando Weekly

click to enlarge Fireworks store ignites after car crash in Melbourne

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A Phantom Fireworks retailer burst into flames on Monday after a automotive crashed into the constructing in Melbourne, in accordance with Brevard County Fireplace Rescue.

Florida Freeway Patrol Troopers mentioned that an SUV struck a Toyota  at an intersection, inflicting each to spiral uncontrolled. The SUV barreled via a close-by car parking zone towards the fireworks store.

The 53-year-old driver of the SUV died after crashing the automotive contained in the constructing of the store. The crash  ignited most of the fireworks throughout the retailer.

West Melbourne Police Department posted on Fb that they shut down U.S.192 and John Rodes Blvd as they investigated the crash scene. The state hearth marshal is continuous to analyze the hearth. Video posted to Facebook confirmed the the combustibles retailer igniting, with small explosions and whistling sounds clearly audible from a distance.

The late driver of the SUV was recognized as John Marcano. The Florida Freeway Patrol told Click Orlando that Marcano was on his technique to choose up his youngsters when the crash occurred. It’s unclear what brought on the accident and an post-mortem will likely be carried out on Marcano to higher decide a reason for demise.

“There will likely be an post-mortem carried out. Hopefully, the health worker will have the ability to make clear that,” FHP Lt. Channing Taylor advised WKMG. “The household was unable to supply any data that will clarify what occurred.”

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