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Woman killed in wrong-way crash on US-301

2 adults, child in second vehicle had minor injuries

Fatal crash on U.S. 301
Fatal crash on U.S. 301

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. – A 32-year-old woman was killed Friday night in a crash on U.S. 301 in Clay County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to troopers, the woman was driving south in the northbound lanes near County Road 218 just before 9 p.m. when she struck an SUV with three people inside, including a 5-year-old girl. The woman’s car then overturned onto the median.

The woman died at the scene. FHP no longer identifies victims of traffic crashes but identified her as a resident of Starke. According to the accident report, she was not wearing a seat belt.

Everyone inside the other vehicle got out with minor injures.

Troopers said the crash blocked all northbound lanes of U.S. 301 near Middleburg into the early morning hours while the accident was investigated and cleared.