JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A man and woman died Sunday afternoon when their 1999 Ford Mustang left Interstate 95 between Baymeadows Road and U.S. 1, struck a tree and overturned, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said the car was headed south about 1:15 p.m. when it left the highway for unknown reasons. No other vehicles were involved.
The driver was identified as James Gourd, 23, and the passenger, Daniela Albornoz, 22, both of Greenacres, Florida. They died at the scene.
The FHP report said both victims were wearing seat belts.
One southbound lane of I-95 remained blocked by emergency vehicles until nearly 5 p.m.
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