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A 14-year-old has died after crashing his grandmother’s car in Ocala

Published: Apr. 20, 2021 at 1:04 PM EDT
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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - A 14-year-old boy is dead after crashing a car that witnesses say he was driving 90 miles per hour in Ocala.

It happened on Northwest 22nd Avenue near Northwest 25th Avenue Monday night just before 6:30 p.m.

Ocala police say Javariy Wilson drove in and out of traffic lanes multiple times before leaving the roadway.

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That is when witnesses told police the vehicle went airborne and its roof struck a wooden utility pole snapping the pole in half and taking it out of the ground.

The vehicle then landed on a barbed wire fence at Silver Springs Bottle Water Company.

The teen died at the scene.

Police say Wilson took his grandmother’s car without asking.

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