FHP: 70-year-old woman killed in wrong-way driver crash

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A 70-year-old woman from New Smyrna Beach was killed after another driver crashed into her head-on going the wrong-way. 

Troopers say 27-year-old man was driving a Kia Optima west, but in the eastbound outside lane on State Road 44, near Taganana Drive. 

The 70-year-old woman in a Sienna, also on SR 44, was coming from the opposite direction when the driver of the Optima, going the wrong way, crashed into her according to a report. 

The 27-year-old was taken to Halifax Health with critical injuries, while the 70-year-old woman was transported but later pronounced deceased.