Crawfordville woman killed in head-on crash near TLH

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Posted at 1:00 PM, Jul 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-21 12:57:06-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - The Florida Highway Patrol says that a 23-year-old Crawfordville woman is dead after a head-on crash on Capital Circle SW and West Orange Avenue in Tallahassee.

Troopers say that around 7:45 a.m. on Friday, Diane Paige Hood was driving her 2010 Altima Nissan northbound on Capital Circle SW when she failed to turn with the road and crossed into the southbound lane. 

Hood's car then hit a dump truck head-on, causing her car to spin around before coming to a stop on the west shoulder.

Hood was fatally injured as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased on scene.

The road was completely blocked as crews worked to investigate and clear the scene.

Florida Highway Patrol was assisted by Tallahassee Fire Department, Leon County EMS, and Leon County Sheriff’s Office.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.