COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla - A 40-year old Lake City woman died early Saturday morning when the driver of a pickup truck she was riding in ran a red light and struck a tree.
Glen Fleming, 41, of Lake City, was traveling south on CR 252A when he ran through an intersection, exited the south shoulder of the roadway. The front right of the vehicle struck a tree.
Passenger Tracy Wurmnest was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. She was not wearing a seatbelt says the Florida Highway Patrol.
The driver had minor injuries and was taken to Lake City Medical Center. Charges are pending in this case as the FHP continues to investigate the accident, and whether or not alcohol was a factor.