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St. Augustine crash leaves 24-year-old dead

3:13 PM, May 25, 2013   |    comments
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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A 24-year-old woman was killed in a car vs. truck crash on State Road 16 at Four Mile Road around 6:50 a.m. Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Samantha Jean Silvers was traveling north on Four Mile Road and stopped at the intersection of State Road 16.

Amber L. Pierle, 26, was driving east on State Road 16 west of Four Mile Road in the outside lane.

When the traffic signal changed to red for State Road 16 and green for Four Mile Road, Pierle failed to stop at the red light.

Silvers continued to cross State Road 16 attempting to go left (westbound) that's when Pierle's Ford truck hit the left side of Silver's Mazda. 

Silvers was transported to UF Health of Jacksonville where she later died from her injuries.  

Pierle suffered minor injuries.

No charges have been filed according to FHP. The investigation is ongoing.

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