Young man killed in Lake City crash

Conner Chase Wheeler, 20, died after collision


LAKE CITY, Fla. – A young man from Bradford County died in a crash early Monday morning in Columbia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Conner Chase Wheeler, 20, of Starke, was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado on State Road 100 near Meer Terrace shortly before 4 a.m. 

Troopers said Wheeler veered into oncoming traffic for unknown reasons and collided head-on with a semi truck.

Wheeler died at the scene. The other driver suffered minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts, according to the FHP report.