Madison County: One Car Accident Leads to Fatality

By: Press Release
By: Press Release

Press Release September 01, 2011
Florida Highway Patrol says that just after 9:00p.m., 21-year-old Amy Newman was traveling north on State Road 53 at Rocky Springs Church Road in Madison County.

Troopers say Newman was approaching a curve in the road when her car overturned and collided with a tree.

Newman was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Madison County, FL -- August 31, 2011 --

At approximately 9:20 PM on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Madison County 911 Center received notification of a traffic crash on Hwy 53 North at Rocky Springs Church Road.

Madison County Emergency Medical Services, Madison County Sheriff's Department, Cherry Lake Fire/Rescue and Madison Fire/Rescue were dispatched to the scene.

First responders found a single vehicle crash in the trees and by 9:30 PM EMS confirmed the death of the occupant of the vehicle. No
additional information is available at this time (9:38 PM).


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  • by RLK on Sep 1, 2011 at 02:00 PM
    My thoughts and prayers go out to this family. This is so sad. To J, I prefer spelling Saviour with seven letters because seven is the numerical symbol for perfection and my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ is perfect.
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      by Anonymous on Sep 1, 2011 at 03:11 PM in reply to RLK
      You said it. Jesus Christ is perfect and I like to spell Saviour the way I just did.
  • by RJ on Sep 1, 2011 at 01:37 PM
    May God bring peace, comfort and understanding to each one during this difficult time.
  • by sunshine on Sep 1, 2011 at 01:10 PM
    I pray that God holds this family in his arms and that the family will find comfort in Amy's memories.
  • by wake up.. Location: tallahassee on Sep 1, 2011 at 09:23 AM
    This is so sad...but folks we have to wake up to this, it seems this is becoming more and more common...wonderful people taken at an early age...and all we can say is we are praying for you...I'm thinking the praying is not working, we have to teach our kids to be more careful..only they can control these situations..if someone else can, why do we keep reading this in the news...nothing is worse than a young life being taken...be strong..
  • by Jon Location: Tallahassee on Sep 1, 2011 at 07:58 AM
    ...in the blink of an eye.
  • by Samantha Location: Madison on Sep 1, 2011 at 07:33 AM
    To J, Its sad that all you can think about is correcting someones spelling when someones child, sister or friend is dead, praying for the family of this young lady.
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      by Anonymous on Sep 1, 2011 at 03:12 PM in reply to Samantha
      Aman
  • by Jessica on Sep 1, 2011 at 07:20 AM
    Really "J"?!? A life is lost and your concern is how to correctly spell Savior? Thoughts and prayers go out to Amy's family, she was such a beautiful person inside and out!
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      by Anonymous on Sep 1, 2011 at 01:42 PM in reply to Jessica
      But apparently not such a great driver.
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        by Jackie S-Lake Park on Sep 2, 2011 at 07:08 AM in reply to
        @ anonymous you're a piece of s---! Why would you even put a remark like that on here? You're nothing more than a heartless moron with too much time on your hands. Maybe that is why you are too embarrased to put your name on here. Amy was a beautiful person. Someone's daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. How do you know she was not a good driver. Car accidents happen every day, and they can happen to anyone, not just bad or careless drivers. Now do us all a favior and SHUT UP!!!! BTW before you even reply, I know everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but this is not an opinion, just a stupid, mean comment. Praying for the family and all of her friends.
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        by April on Sep 3, 2011 at 02:55 PM in reply to
        You really are a piece of s---! Amy was not a terrible driver, and I know this for a fact because she was one of my close friends. This is one of the most dangerous curves in Madison county and she is not the first to di on this curve. Her friends and family are mourning her death and you have the nerve to post something as idiotic as this. Until you actually know the person, you need to keep your mouth shut. Didn't your mama teach you not to say anything if you have nothing nice to say? You're a heartless coward who can't even post your real name on here. RIP Amy. I love you, girl. Dance will never be the same without ("And we were swingin'" Haha!) I'll be dancing for you this year. :)
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      by April on Sep 3, 2011 at 02:56 PM in reply to Jessica
      Amy was a beautiful person. Always had a smile on her face. I miss her so much already.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 1, 2011 at 02:19 AM
    God bless the soul that passed away. I pray that the person knew God as his Lord and Saviour. I am praying for the family.
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      by J on Sep 1, 2011 at 06:13 AM in reply to
      This is America. We don't spell Savior with a 'u'.
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        by Cows Rule on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:11 AM in reply to J
        And in America and Madison County we spell Jerk with a "J".
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        by April on Sep 3, 2011 at 02:58 PM in reply to J
        Really? Someone just died and you're on here correcting people's spelling. Get a life.
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