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Man from Astor killed in Deland accident Friday

Florida Highway Patrol car in file photo.
Florida Highway Patrol car in file photo.
Mike Royer

An accident in Deland Friday night killed a man from Astor, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. FHP spokesperson Sgt. Kim Montes says 33-year old Cesar Nevarez was driving south on Grand Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Friday, and lost control of his vehicle for an unknown reason. Troopers say the car left the road and the left side of the car hit a tree at Grand Avenue and Banana Street. Nevarez was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the FHP, he had not been wearing a seat belt. Troopers are also continuing to investigate the case.

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