Driver, passenger dead in crash on I-295

Published On: Jun 07 2014 11:41:54 AM EDT
Updated On: Jun 07 2014 08:23:26 PM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A driver as traveling north on I-295 near Alta Drive just before 4 a.m. Saturday when Florida Highway Patrol troopers say he lost control.

The Grand Marquis traveled onto the northbound grassy shoulder, and went down an embankment and struck a tree, according to troopers.

Matthew Brian Woods, 25, from Jacksonville, was pronounced dead at the scene, along with his passenger, 26-year-old Sandra Eighmie of Bristol, Connecticut.

Troopers say both Woods and Eighmie were wearing seat belts.

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus