British family of four were killed in a horror crash on holiday in Florida

Mail Online | 4/2/2018 | Charlie Bayliss For Mailonline
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Four family members of the same British family were killed in a car crash on holiday in Florida after doing a U-turn into the path of oncoming traffic, an inquest heard today.

Adam Stephenson, 30, was driving a rental car with his wife Maryann Stephenson, 29, and Adam's parents Sheralyn and Bryan Stephenson, 56 and 59, as passengers.

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According to witnesses, Mr Stephenson tried to U-turn the Mitsubishi Mirage he was driving on the six-lane state road, an inquest heard.

His vehicle crossed into the path of the black Ford Truck, which was travelling in the other direction, the court heard.

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Both vehicles skidded off the intersection and onto a grass verge at the side of the road. The Stephenson's vehicle skidded 111 feet from the point of impact.

Adam, Maryann, Bryan and Sheralynn were all pronounced dead at the scene on April 2, 2018, Avon Coroners Court heard today.

Officer - Geoffery - McDole - Titusville - Police

Officer Geoffery McDole, of Titusville Police Department, was the first to attend the scene.

In a prepared statement at the inquest, he said: 'On Monday, April 2, at approximately 18.20 hours, a vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of State Road 405, Columbia Boulevard, and Sisson Road.

Crash - Place - Mitsubishi - Mirage - Ford

'The crash took place between a white Mitsubishi Mirage, and a black Ford F-250 pick-up truck.

'The crash resulted in the death of the driver and passengers of the Mitsubishi Mirage.'

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He arrived at the scene at around 6.24pm and interviewed the driver of the Ford truck, James Walsh, who escaped the collision uninjured.

Mr Walsh said he had been travelling eastbound in the left lane along State Road when the Mitsubishi entered his path after 'pulling out in front of me'.

Corey - Keyser - Collision - Car - Petrol

Corey Keyser, who also witnessed the collision, said he had been filling up his car at a nearby petrol station when he saw...
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