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Leon County Sheriff's Office investigating traffic death on Fairbanks Ferry Road

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Jul 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-02 20:36:00-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — UPDATE 08/01/2022: The Leon County Sheriff's Office said Monday afternoon that on Sunday around 2 p.m., their deputies responded to the area of Fairbanks Ferry Road and Owls Hollow Crest in reference to a body found near the roadway.

The sheriff's office said when they arrived, a body of a Black female was discovered. The woman was dead.

The sheriff's office said that the incident is being investigated as a traffic fatality, pending the results of an autopsy.

The sheriff's office investigation into the incident is ongoing.
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INITIAL STORY
The Leon County Sheriff's Office said it is investigating a traffic incident Sunday afternoon.

According to the sheriff's office, an apparent traffic fatality occurred in northern Leon County at the 800 block of Fairbanks Ferry Road.

LCSO says the area is closed and asks individuals to avoid the area.