Jefferson County officials looking for driver who fled scene of crash

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
July 16, 2017

JEFFERSON CO., Fla. (WCTV) -- Officials in Jefferson County are looking for a driver who fled the scene of an accident early Sunday morning.

The accident happened on CR 158A. A crash report states the driver of a 2003 GMC Sonoma was traveling northbound at a high rate of speed when he failed to properly take a curve.

The car hit a driveway embankment and became airborne before coming down on the shoulder of the road and overturning. The car then slid along the northbound shoulder before coming to a stop.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene after the crash. Authorities are looking for 28-year-old Keith Matthews of Monticello.

Charges are pending an ongoing investigation.

If you have any information on Matthews' whereabouts, contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

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