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Authorities Say Weather Contributed To Fatal Accident


The State Highway Patrol says a woman driving West on 258 in Jacksonville around 8AM Wednesday morning hydroplaned, hit a pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction, bounced off that, and then slammed into an 18-wheeler.

Troopers say the vehicle the woman was driving was torn in half.

Authorities say the woman died at the scene and have not released her name.

The driver of the pickup truck and 18-wheeler are expected to be okay.


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