2 drivers killed in head-on crash in Crescent City


CRESCENT CITY, Fla. – A man and a woman died Saturday night in a head-on crash on U.S. 17 in southern Putnam County according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said a Honda Accord headed north on U.S. 17 at Stardust Boulevard in Crescent City at 8 p.m. veered into the southbound lane and collided with a Kia Optima.

Joseph Gomez, 26, who was driving the Honda, and Ramona Johnson, 47, driver of the Kia, died at the scene. Both were Crescent City residents.

According to the FHP report, a blood alcohol test is pending.

Troopers told drivers to take an alternate route as crews cleared debris from the crash.