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Troopers: Middleburg woman, 52, killed in head-on crash

FHP: Bryceville man, 29, also seriously injured in crash west of Lawtey

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BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. – A Clay County woman was killed and a Nassau County man was seriously injured in a head-on crash Tuesday morning in Bradford County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

It happened about 6 a.m. on County Road 225 at Northwest 51st Lane, just west of Lawtey. 

According to the Highway Patrol, Sharon Johnson was driving a Kia Soul west on C.R. 225 when the vehicle crossed over the centerline and collided head-on with a Chevrolet Silverado traveling eastbound. 

Troopers said Johnson, 52, of Middleburg, died and the driver of the Chevrolet, a 29-year-old Bryceville man, was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville with serious injuries.

The Highway Patrol report states it's unknown whether either driver was wearing a seat belt. 

Troopers continue to investigate. 


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