Georgia Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on Florida Highway
JACKSON COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news report published at newsherald.com, a Georgia woman was killed January 13 in a head-on vehicle crash on a Florida highway. The collision occurred in Jackson County, Florida, and authorities are looking into the possibility of alcohol being involved in the accident.*
At approximately 11 a.m. on January 13, a Hyundai sedan was traveling north on State Route 273/Glory Acres Drive in Jackson County. At some point, the driver of the Hyundai crossed over the centerline of the highway and entered the southbound lane of travel. The Hyundai then crashed head-on into a Toyota Camry.
It is not clear where on the highway the collision occurred, as reports did not identify an exit number or mile marker. It is also not clear what caused the driver of the Hyundai to cross over the centerline of the road, but authorities are considering the possibility that alcohol played a role in the crash.
Both drivers suffered critical injuries. The driver of the Hyundai died at the scene. He has been identified as 39-year-old Randy J. Kinsel, of Jacksonville, Florida. The driver of the Toyota also died at the scene. She has been identified as 73-year-old Judith Wickman, of Columbus, Georgia.
Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene, and the north and south lanes of the highway were shut down for the investigation. It is not clear how long the roadway was closed. The investigation into this crash is ongoing, and the results of the toxicology analysis are still pending. No additional information has been released to the public at this time.
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