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FHP: Two dead, one seriously injured in Suwannee County crash

Fatal Crash
Posted at 2:38 PM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 14:38:17-04

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla.(WTXL) — Troopers say two people were killed in a head on crash Thursday evening on U.S. Highway 129 in Suwannee County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened on U.S. Highway 129 at 44th Place around 5:42 p.m. on Thursday.

FHP says two vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on U.S. 129.

Due to unknown reasons, the driver of one of the cars steered into the northbound lane causing a head on crash with the other vehicle.

After the crash, the vehicle that had a 72-year-old driver rotated in a clockwise direction and came to a final stop facing south.

Troopers say the other vehicle that had a 54-year-old driver overturned and came to final rest off the east shoulder o facing a southwesterly direction.

The 72-year-old woman was transported to Shands Live Oak with serious injuries.

Sadly, the 54-year-old and his passenger were pronounced deceased on scene.