Driver dies in single-vehicle crash in Fernandina Beach

FHP says man crossed median of A1A, struck power pole

By Steve Patrick - News4Jax digital managing editor

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. - A 53-year-old man driving a Toyota van died Thursday morning after losing control on A1A in Fernandina Beach and crashing into a pole, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Trooper said the driver, Marcus Brian Woods, of Fernandina Beach, was headed south near the intersection of Olive Street just after 8 a.m. when the van veered left, crossed the media and struck the power pole. The man died at the scene.

A 38-year-old passenger was taken to UF Health Jacksonville with serious injuries.

 

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