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Passenger dies in a single car accident in Hamilton County

Incident occurred early Wednesday
Posted at 10:53 AM, Dec 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-29 10:53:46-05

HAMILTON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — One woman died after a single-car accident on County Road 135 south of SE 94 Street in Hamilton County.

According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, a two-door sedan was driving southbound on County Road 135 toward White Springs.

While attempting to negotiate a curve to the right, the passenger vehicle oversteered as it traveled onto the west grass shoulder where its front struck the ditch and its right side struck a large pine tree.

The passenger, a 28-year-old female of Branford, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver, a 27-year-old man from Lake City, was transported to UF Health hospital in Gainesville with critical injuries.