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Driver flees after deadly crash, Martin SO says

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A passenger was ejected from a car and died after a motorist lost control of the vehicle and then continued driving, according to the Martin County Sheriff's Office.

The car was eastbound on Martin Downs Boulevard when the driver hit a tree and one of the occupants was ejected, witnessed told investigators.

The car either spun around or landed upright and the driver continued, sideswiped another vehicle and then crashed into a car parked in a driveway about 5 miles away, the sheriff's office said.

The passenger who was ejected died at the scene. The driver and another occupant were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The westbound lanes of Martin Downs Boulevard are closed until the Florida Highway Patrol completes its investigation.

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