A 17-year-old boy in Clay County was killed in a head-on crash on State Route 16 on Francis Street in St. Johns County, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The FHP report showed that the teenager from Middelburg was a passenger in a car driven by a 16-year-old boy, also from Middelburg.
According to the crash report, the 16-year-old was driving on State Road 16 around 8:15 PM. I ignore the right of way for a pickup truck at the Francis Road intersection.
The accident killed the 17-year-old passenger and the 16-year-old driver was seriously injured.
Both teens were wearing seat belts.
The report stated that the 42-year-old woman who was driving the truck was unharmed. She was also wearing a seat belt.
All SR-16 lanes between I-95 and Pacetti Road were blocked in both directions as soldiers investigated the accident.