Melbourne, Florida Firework Store Explodes After SUV Crashes Into It


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A fatal SUV crash in Florida led to a crazy explosion! It happened when an SUV lost control and crashed straight into Phantom Fireworks in Melbourne, FL.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers said around 4:20 p.m. Monday, an SUV struck a Toyota Tacoma which sent both vehicles through the intersection of South John Rodes Boulevard and West New Haven Avenue and into the Phantom Fireworks parking lot.

According to Brevard Fire Rescue, the driver of the SUV kept going through the parking lot and into the fireworks store, according to troopers.

Troopers said that’s when the fireworks inside were set off and flames overtook the SUV.

The SUV driver was pronounced dead at the scene

The 2 employees in the store were able to make it out of the building.

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