Palatka, FL (October 3, 2018) - A woman is dead following a head-on collision in Palatka. The crash occurred on Tuesday, October 2nd.
Police say that the woman, identified as 44-year-old Pamela Leonard, was traveling on State Road 20 when a vehicle crossed the center line and veered into her lane. Her car was struck head-on. Leonard was transported to Putnam Community Medical Center where she died from her injuries. The other driver, who has not been identified, was also transported to Putnam Medical Center.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating this crash and charges are pending at this time.
A reportable accident happens every 92 seconds in Florida. Fatal crashes occur approximately every 8 hours. A fatal crash has devastating and long-lasting effects on the loved ones left behind. In a fatal car accident, police will seek to determine which driver is at fault. When a person dies to someone else's negligence, a Florida wrongful death attorney may be able to assist the deceased's family members in bringing a wrongful death action.
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