Authorities investigating deadly crash on John Young Parkway in Orlando

A deadly crash closed John Young Parkway in Orlando. The road has since reopened.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday near Forest City Road.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 24-year-old driver was traveling northbound on John Young Parkway and for an unknown reason, he left the roadway, traveled into the grass median and struck a sign. 

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"He continued traveling through the median and struck a support structure for the railroad signal," FHP said. 

The car then overturned onto its side. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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