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FHP: Marion County woman killed in Palatka crash

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PALATKA, Fla. – A Marion County woman was killed in a wreck Tuesday on State Road 19, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Meredith Hamilton Dawson, 29, of Weirsdale, Florida, was killed when her Ford Expedition collided with another car on S.R. 19 at Nicole Drive, according to the Highway Patrol. 

The FHP report noted there was heavy rain at the time of the crash around 5:47 p.m.

Both cars landed in a ditch after the collision.

A man and woman from Leesburg were also transported to Putnam Community Medical for minor injuries.

Charges are pending in the crash, according to FHP.