Parents killed in car accident
May 16, 2011, 4:55 am
Authorities in DeLand, Florida are investigating a crash that killed the parents of a 1 year old and sent three other people to the hospital. The Florida Highway Patrol reported that the car they were riding in flipped and struck a large power pole Friday night in Lake County. The crash killed 21 year old Walter Perkins Jr., and 22 year old Danielle Pearson, both of Paisley, Florida. Authorities stated that Pearson was 8 months pregnant at the time of the crash, the fetus did not survive. The survivors included the couple’s one year old daughter, as well as a 17 year old and a 21 year old. The authorities are still trying to determine what caused the accident.