Fatal Accident on US-90, West of Baum Road

By: Eyewitness News
By: Eyewitness News

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Leon County, Florida - January 3, 2012 - 2:45pm

We are learning more about the woman involved in a fatal accident that took place around 7am on January 3rd on US-90.

Stephanie Recoy was a nurse at Jefferson Correction Institute in Monticello, according to Ann Howard with the Florida Dept. of Corrections.

Stay with WCTV for much more on this story.
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Leon County, Florida - January 3, 2012

The Florida Highway Patrol says that 40-year-old Stephanie Recoy was killed in a fatal accident on US-90, just west of Baum Road. It happened around 7 this morning.

Recoy was heading eastbound on U.S.-90 (State Road 10) in a 2011 Dodge SUV when, for an unknown reason, Recoy left the eastbound lane and entered the south shoulder. The SUV continued eastbound on the shoulder and the right side of the SUV struck a tree. After impact with the first tree, the SUV rotated clockwise off of the tree and overturned. The roof of the SUV then struck a second tree. The SUV was found at final rest facing southwest with it's roof against the second tree on the south shoulder.

It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a factor, according to the FHP report. Relatives have been notified. A seat belt was in use. There is no word yet on what caused the accident.

Recoy was the only person in the vehicle.


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