One Man is Dead after Accident in Taylor County

By: Florida Higway Patrol, WCTV Email
By: Florida Higway Patrol, WCTV Email

Taylor County, FL - December 8, 2012

One man is dead after a 2 car accident in Taylor County Saturday afternoon.

52-year-old Jefferey L. Swain, of Greenville, FL, sustained fatal injuries the accident. The other driver involved, 53-year-old Jerrie C. Murphy sustained serious injuries and was transported to Doctors Memorial for her injuries.

Swain was traveling southbound on US 221. Murphy was traveling Northbound on US 221. Swain crossed the center line and continued across the northbound lane in front of Murphy's vehicle.

Murphy's vehicle struck the right side of Swain's vehicle.

Florida Highway Patrol believes that tire failure from Swain's vehicle contributed to the crash.

Swain was pronounced deceased at the scene by Taylor County EMS.

The Taylor County Fire Rescue and Taylor County Sheriffs Office responded to the scene also.


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