Fatal Accident in Gadsden County

An early morning accident claimed the life of Havana man.

LT Shaw with the Florida Highway Patrol says around 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning 54-year-old Lane Smith lost control of his Jeep on Dover Road in Havana after taking a turn too fast.

FHP says the Jeep overturned, pinning 40-year-old Robert Carnes under the Jeep’s roll bar.

Carnes, who was a passenger in the Jeep, was not wearing a seat belt. He died from his injuries.

Authorities say Smith did not suffer injuries in the crash.