SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. -- According to the Florida Highway Patrol, one person was killed, another seriously injured in a car accident Thursday night.
The driver of a 1996 Mercury was traveling southbound on 43 Road approaching 280 Street in Suwannee County around 10:30 p.m. and failed to stop at an intersection.
FHP said, the driver crossed over 280 Street and ended up entering a wooded area striking several pine trees.
According to FHP, there were two passengers inside of the vehicle; 24-year-old Jeffery J. Stacy and 21-year-old Erin Trusty.
Stacy was pronounced dead at the scene and Trusty was transported to Shands Gainesville with serious injuries.
FHP searched the area but did not locate the driver.
First Coast News