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Passenger identified in fiery crash on Old Woodville Highway

Passenger identified in fiery crash on Old Woodville Highway
Passenger identified in fiery crash on Old Woodville Highway
Posted at 4:00 PM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-17 21:29:27-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The second person has been identified in the fatal car crash on Old Woodville Highway last week. 

The Leon County Sheriff's Office have identified the second person as 18-year-old Janeicia Jean-Fils, who was found in the back seat of the car.  

22-year-old Lamorris Gibson was found dead outside of the car on Dec. 9. 

Autopsies were conducted on both Gibson and Jean-Fils last week. The incident is still under investigation, pending final results from the Medical Examiner’s Office.


Man killed, human remains found after fiery crash on Old Woodville Highway

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Leon County deputies are investigating after a Sunday call about a screaming female lead to a fatal car crash and the discovery of human remains in the backseat of a burning car.

The Leon County Sheriff's Office says they received a 911 call on Sunday, December 9 around 1:30 a.m. The caller said they heard a female screaming in the area of the J. Lewis Hall Park on Old Woodville Highway.

When deputies arrived, they found a car in the park. As deputies walked up to the car, they saw a passenger in the back seat.

The driver of the car then drove away at a high speed.

As deputies began to search for the car, they got another call from the CDA reporting the sound of an explosion on Old Woodville Highway and Canyon Creek Drive.

LCSO says that when deputies arrived on scene, they found a car engulfed in flames and a deceased male outside the car.

They say the man appeared to have been ejected from the car when it crashed into a tree at a high rate of speed. The car also matched the description of the vehicle deputies saw fleeing the park.

The man who was found dead outside of the vehicle has been identified as 22-year-old Lamorris Gibson. Once the fire was extinguished, human remains were found in the back seat of the car. 

"Deputies are still working to positively identify the other person in the vehicle," LCSO wrote in a press release. 


Fiery car crash kills 2 in Leon County

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Authorities are investigating after a fiery car crash on Old Woodville Highway killed two people.

On Sunday at 1:30 a.m., Woodville Volunteer Fire Department along with the Tallahassee Fire Department responded to reports of structure fire on Old Woodville Highway.

After arriving on scene, units discovered it wasn't a structure fire, but a single vehicle crash with the vehicle fully involved.

Authorities say the cause of the crash is still under investigation.

TFD and WFD were assisted on scene by Leon County EMS and the Leon County Sheriff's Office.