Police ID driver killed in head-on crash on Moncrief Road

By Steve Patrick - News4Jax digital managing editor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 46-year-old man died and a woman was injured Tuesday morning in a head-on traffic crash on Moncrief Road near Golfair Boulevard, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police said Willie Head III was driving a Chrysler Sebring eastbound and drifted across the center turn lane and both westbound lanes, hitting a Dodge Magnum head-on about 10:15 a.m.

Head died at UF Health Jacksonville. The 36-year-old woman driving the SUV and her 19-year-old female passenger were taken to UF Health with non-life-threatening injuries.

Moncrief was closed until about 12:45 p.m. while police investigated and cleared the accident.

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