Jogger Killed in Vehicle Collision in Havana, Florida


April 17, 2019

HAVANA, FL. – According to an online news report published by wctv.tv, a jogger was struck and killed in a vehicle collision in Havana, Florida. Officials have identified the victim but have not released information about the driver. At this time, no charges have been filed, according to the news report.*

The accident occurred in the morning on April 15 on U.S. Highway 27 near Havana. Florida Highway Patrol and WCTV report that at approximately 8 a.m. that day, a person was jogging on the highway near Cutoff Road. The jogger was headed north on the edge of the southbound side of the highway. 

Troopers say a southbound 2006 Saturn Vue was traveling south on U.S. 27 at the same time and struck the jogger with the passenger’s side of the vehicle while attempting to navigate around a curve in the road. It is not clear why the incident happened. Troopers did not release any information about the potential factors involved. 

Florida Highway Patrol, the Havana Police Department, and the fire department responded to the scene. WCTV reports that the jogger was severely injured in the accident and tragically died at the scene. She was identified as a 20-year-old woman from Havana. 

No identifying information was reported about the driver. WCTV reports that the vehicle was taken from the scene about three hours after the crash, and the road was blocked for several hours while crews worked at the scene. The accident is still under investigation, and Troopers have said that no charges have yet been filed. 

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Source:https://www.wctv.tv/content/news/Pedestrian-hit-and-killed-near-Havana-508585511.html

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