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Tallahassee Police say 21-Year-Old Dies in Car Crash

Markel Dickey
Posted at 2:00 PM, Jun 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-08 13:56:35-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - A single car crash resulted in the death of a 21-year-old according to the Tallahassee Police Department.

Markel Dickey died in the 1900 Block of Portland Avenue after the car he was riding in struck a tree, says Police.

Police say the driver of the car, Lamare Davis Jr., was treated with non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital, no other injuries were reported in the crash.

In a statement Tallahassee Police Chief Michael J. DeLeo said, “Any time a young person is taken from us in a tragic accident, it effects the community as a whole. My thoughts and prayers are with the Dickey family as they persevere through this time of loss.”

Police are asking any witnesses who have not yet spoken to officers to call (850) 891-4200.