2 teens killed, 5 hurt when SUV hits tree in central Florida

File photo of a Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Two central Florida teens died when they were ejected from a vehicle that hit a tree, troopers said.

The crash happened late Sunday near Orlando, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

There were seven people in sports utility vehicle, which only had five seats, a crash report said.

The two teens who were ejected from the vehcile were not wearing seat belts, the report said. Five others in the vehicle were taken to hospitals with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The crash remains under investigation.