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Leon County Sheriff's Office: Trees fall on vehicle; one dead, another injured

Incident occurred Friday afternoon
Posted at 5:07 PM, Mar 10, 2023

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — UPDATE 10:57 p.m.: The Leon County Sheriff's Office said Friday night its deputies responded to a single vehicle crash in the 4900 block of Crump Road in eastern Leon County.

When LCSO deputies arrived, emergency crews had already removed an adult male driver from a vehicle and transported him to a local hospital.

According to the sheriff's office, a 16-year-old female passenger was pronounced dead on the scene.

The sheriff's office said its initial investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling north on Crump Road when multiple trees in the area fell onto the vehicle and roadway.

At the time of the incident, inclement weather with heavy winds was in the area.

The sheriff's office said the incident remains under investigation and the road is closed to remove down trees and repair utilities.

INITIAL REPORT
The Leon County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday afternoon that one person is dead and another person was injured and transported to a local hospital after a tree fell on a vehicle at Coach Road and Crump Road.

The incident was in the in neighborhood called Pine Tree Circle. The condition of the injured person is unknown.