Troopers report fatal accident in Wakulla County

Troopers report fatal accident in Wakulla County 1
Posted at 2:15 PM, Aug 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-04 10:29:04-04

WAKULLA COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Highway Patrol has released the name of the Tallahassee man who died in Wakulla County, as 28 year old John Dylan Ballard. 

A person is dead after their car ran off the road and into a church sign in Wakulla County. 

The Florida Highway Patrol says a 2006 Honda Accord was traveling north on Crawfordville Highway around 6:55 a.m. on Thursday when the driver tried to pass another car in front of it.

Troopers said that the car drove into the left lane, in front of incoming traffic to get around the car in front. 

Once the car had passed, the driver quickly veered back into the northbound lane, causing the car to travel off the road.

FHP says the car continued to travel off the road, where hit crashed into a large sign and numerous scrubs in the front law of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

The driver, who is still unidentified, was pronounced dead at the scene.