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Sopchoppy woman injured after crash with entrapment in Franklin County

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Posted at 9:05 AM, Jun 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-11 09:05:33-04

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — A Wakulla County woman has been hospitalized in serious condition after troopers say she crashed into a tree and got trapped inside her wrecked vehicle.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash happened Monday around 3:25 p.m. on U.S. 319 in Franklin County.

They say a Sopchoppy woman was driving her 1997 Ford Crown Victoria north on U.S. 219 when, for unknown reasons, she ran off the road and crashed into a tree. Troopers say the woman was trapped inside her vehicle due to the crash.

Thanks to Wakulla Fire Rescue and the Lanark Volunteer Fire Department, the woman was freed from the vehicle and transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.

FHP says that US-319 was blocked for approximately one and a half hours while they worked to clear the crash.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

FHP was assisted on-scene by Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Weems Emergency Medical Services, Lanark Volunteer Fire Department, Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office, Wakulla County Fire Rescue and Fire Department. FHP Division of Commercial Motor Vehicle. Investigation is ongoing.