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Posted: Friday, March 29, 2013 6:48 pm | Updated: 7:10 pm, Fri Mar 29, 2013.

UPDATE 3/29/13 6:20 p.m.

MADISON CO., Fla --The Florida Highway Patrol has released the names of the people involved in the deadly crash that happened on County Road 14 earlier today.

19 year old Jakourtney Davis of Perry, Fla., and 41 year old Tina Hopkins of Alexander N.C. both died as a result of the crash.

Davis was driving when the vehicle swerved towards the west shoulder, for unknown reasons, and crossed over the southbound lane. Upon crossing over the vehicle flipped on its side and struck a large tree with its roof. The four rear passengers were ejected from the vehicle while Davis and Hopkins remained entrapped.

When paramedics arrived on the scene both Davis and Hopkins were pronounced dead.

The additional passengers were taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and all are listed in critical condition.



UPDATE: 03/29/13 5:13 p.m

MADISON CO., Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol is still on the scene of a deadly crash that claimed the lives of two people earlier today.

Lt. Shaw with the FHP confirmed that six people were in in the vehicle when it crashed. The female driver and one passenger have died. The four other passengers were transferred to the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Their conditions are unknown.

We will have more information on this crash tonight.


MADISON CO., Fla. -- Law enforcement are on the scene of two fatal crashes in Madison County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol's website. 

The first crash happened near the intersection of Southwest Tower Road and  County Road 53 in Madison. The road is blocked at this time.

Troopers are also on the scene of another fatal at the intersection of County Road 14 and Southwest Mosely Hall Road. There is no roadblock in this area.

Details are limited at this time, and this story will be updated as more information is released.

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