FHP: Driver dies after car runs off the road and goes airborne, hits ditch

A 30-year-old man is dead and his passenger has serious injuries following a crash in Brevard County early Saturday morning. 

Florida Highway Patrol said the driver was traveling southbound on Pine Street approaching Coconut Avenue in Cocoa just before 2 a.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the roadway.

Troopers said the vehicle went airborne and then struck a ditch. 

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The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His 30-year-old passenger was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. 

The crash remains under investigation.