Troopers: 1 dead, 1 seriously injured in head-on crash near Hilliard

Wyatte Jones, 54, killed in crash on County Road 108, FHP says

By Colette DuChanois - Web producer

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. - A Hilliard man was killed and a Yulee man was seriously injured in a head-on crash early Wednesday evening in Nassau County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened just before 5 p.m. Wednesday on County Road 108 near Pineridge Road, just east of Hilliard city limits.

Troopers said a red Chevrolet Camaro was traveling west on C.R. 108 when the driver lost control for unknown reasons. That's when troopers said the Camaro traveled across the centerline and collided head-on with a white Lincoln Town Car was traveling east. 

The driver of the Town Car, identified as 54-year-old Wyatte Jones, died at the scene, the Highway Patrol said. 

The driver of the Camaro, a 67-year-old Yulee man, was taken to UF Health hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, troopers said.

Charges are pending, according to the Highway Patrol.

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