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Deerfield Beach Car Accident Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured

Broward County, Florida – A single-car accident in Deerfield Beach, Florida Thursday morning left the driver dead and a passenger seriously injured.

The Broward County car accident occurred at about 1:30 a.m. on the Southwest 10th Street exit ramp from Interstate 95.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, neither Jason Osteen, 32, of Pompano Beach, who had been driving the car nor his passenger, Nicole Muto, 26, of Deerfield Beach, were wearing seat belts at the time.

Apparently, Osteen misjudged the curve of the ramp. The car left the roadway, slid sideways, flipped over and slammed into a pole.

Osteen was pronounced dead at the scene. Fire Rescue rushed Muto to the emergency room at North Broward Medical Center. She remains in serious condition.

The wreck is still under investigation.

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