UPDATE: Early Morning Accident Reported as Fatality

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Leon County Sheriff's Office Press Release
June 8, 2014

The early morning car accident between North Monroe Street and Family Tree Drive has been reported as a fatality.

The victim has been identified as 20-year-old James Edward Jowers.
Jowers was struck by a vehicle while walking along North Monroe street.

The driver attempted to swerve out of the way.

Jowers was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital where he succumb to his injuries.

Charges are pending.

By James Buechele

The Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating an early morning car accident.

It happened around 5 a.m this morning ( June 7) on North Monroe Street near the commercial airport in Leon County.

The scene was already cleared by the time our cameras arrived. FHP did not say what kind of accident it was. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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