Elderly woman killed in two-car accident in Jackson County

Valdosta Police identify victim of fatal crash
Posted at 10:52 AM, Oct 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-06 10:52:00-04

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A 70-year-old woman was killed in a two-car accident in Jackson County.  

Linda McKinney, a passenger in a Dodge Caravan, died at Southeast Health as a result of her injuries sustained in the crash. 

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened at about 6:17 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 231 and Dionne Road.   

FHP said the Dodge Caravan was making a left turn in front of oncoming traffic, when a Honda Accord was unable to avoid a collision.  

FHP stated both cars hit each other on a paved driveway on the shoulder of the road.  

The driver of the Dodge Caravan was not injured in the accident and a 17-year-old from Marianna, who was driving the Honda Accord, was also not injured in the accident. 

The crash is currently under investigation by FHP and charges are pending.