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Van crosses into oncoming traffic, kills one

4:17 PM, Jul 11, 2013   |    comments
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UPDATE, 7/11/13: The female driver of the Accord who died from her injuries has been identified as 43-year-old Wendy S. Wilburn, according to JSO Public Information Officer Shannon Hartley.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A fatal crash shut down portions of Devoe Street mid-morning Thursday.

A van traveling eastbound on Devoe Street between Cahoon Road and Beaver Street allegedly drifted across the center line and struck a Honda Accord head on, according to Sgt. Donald Washington Jr. with JSO's traffic homicide unit.

The female driving the Accord was taken to UF Health Jacksonville where she died from her injuries.

The male driver of the van was taken to UF Health Jacksonville with non-life threatening injuries.

The drivers of both vehicles involved were not wearing seat belts, according to JSO.

JSO is investigating a possible distraction that caused the driver of the van cross lanes.

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