Fort White man killed in 3-vehicle crash

Troopers identify victim as 69-year-old Jess Davidson


LAKE CITY, Fla. – A Fort White man was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Lake City Friday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers identified the victim as Jess Davidson, 69. 

The accident happened about 1 p.m. at the intersection of State Road 247 and County Road 240.

Investigators said a Toyota Camry traveling west on CR 240 failed stop at the stop sign posted at the intersection and hit the Dodge van that Davidson was driving north on SR 247.

The van was pushing into the southbound lane of SR 247 and collided head-on with a Ford F-150 pickup truck, according to FHP.

Davidson was taken to Lake City Medical Center in critical condition, where he later died, troopers said.

The drivers of the Camry and F-150 were both taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Troopers continue to investigate.