Fatal Accident in Gadsden County

Update: The victim in the fatal Gadsden County accident has been identified as, 38-year-old Cassandra Denise Harvey.

The victim was killed December 5, after being hit by a car.

Press Release:

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a Fatal Traffic Crash that occurred on US 27 north at Schwall Road, north of Havana, at approximately 6:55 AM on 12/05/08. Vehicle 1 was traveling southbound in the inside lane, and collided into a pedestrian at the intersection.

The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on the scene. As of this time, the identity of the pedestrian is undetermined. She is described as a Black female approximately 30 to 35 years of age, approximately 5
feet 5 inches tall, weighing approximately 150 lbs.

Anyone with information concerning this crash or the identity of the pedestrian is asked to call the Florida Highway Patrol Communications center at 850-245-7700.

The Florida Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office.


The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened this morning in Gadsden County.

Deputies say a woman was hit by a car just north of Havana at about 6:45 this morning.

Authorities say a man was driving a tan Chevy Tahoe when he stuck the woman in the southbound lane at the intersection of U-S 27 and Schwall Road.

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene at 7:25 this morning.

Authorities are unsure why the woman was in the road.

The Florida Highway Patrol says they are having trouble identifying the woman who was killed.

We'll bring you more information as we receive it.

But we can tell you that the roads are now back up to speed in that area.

At about 6:45 a.m., Gadsden County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call that a tan Chevrolet Tahoe was heading southbound on US 27 when the vehicle struck a woman in the southbound lane.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Florida Highway Patrol has taken over the investigation and they are currently trying to identify the woman.

FHP is also questioning the driver of the Tahoe.

More details to come.

Breaking news this morning...

The Florida Highway Patrol is currently working a fatal car accident in Havana.

Troopers say traffic is blocked and roads are shut down indefinitely at State Road 63 and Peavy Court.

Authorities advise motorists to plan ahead and use alternate routes.

FHP has confirmed at least one fatality in this crash....but the name of the victim has not been released.

We have a crew headed to the scene and we'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

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