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Two-car accident in Jefferson County leaves three dead

Posted: 1:15 PM, Apr 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-29 20:49:54-04
Two-car accident in Jefferson County leaves three dead
Two-car accident in Jefferson County leaves three dead

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Three people are dead after a two-car accident in Jefferson County Sunday morning. 

According to Florida Highway Patrol, around 6:42 a.m. on Sunday, Gunn Phillips, 82, of Dade City, was traveling in the wrong direction on U.S. Highway 27. 

Christina Graddy, 32, of Crawfordville, and an 8-year-old passenger, were also traveling on U.S. Highway 27 approaching Phillips' car, resulting in a head-on collision. 

FHP says, the crash resulted in Phillips' car catching on fire. 

All three were pronounced dead at the scene.  

FHP states Graddy and the 8-year-old passenger were not wearing their seatbelts. 

FHP says they are also investigating to see if alcohol was a factor in this accident.