UPDATE: Police Identify Woman Killed in Gaines Street Crash

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Posted at 9:23 PM, Oct 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-16 17:53:42-04

UPDATE, 10/16/14 (WTXL) - Loved ones of the woman killed in an accident earlier this week lay flowers and pictures at the site of the crash.

Police have identified the woman as Julia Gruskin, 20.

Police say Gruskin crashed into a median while traveling around the Gaines Street roundabout Tuesday at midnight. She died at a hospital.

Police say her passenger, Rachel Lanham also 20-years-old was also taken to the hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries.

No other vehicles were involved.


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - One woman is dead and a second person is in serious condition after an overnight crash.

It happened at the roundabout on Gaines Street and Woodward Avenue.

Tallahassee police say the driver of the car had trouble following the roundabout and eventually hit the median around midnight. The driver's name and age have not been released.

Emergency responders arrived on scene and took her to an area hospital, where she later died of her injuries. No other cars were involved in the accident.

This crash comes just after the city launched a new campaign called "Drivin' 8-5-0," which aims to equip Tallahassee drivers with the information they need to safely navigate the roads.

Among the traffic patterns the campaign addresses, are roundabouts.

You can see the video on their website at this link