CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol is searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a crash August 9th.
According to FHP, Patsy Ralph Simeoli was driving a Honda Accord south on Russell Road in Clay County around 5:30 a.m. August 9.
A witness told investigators an oncoming vehicle crossed into Simeoli's path. Simeoli took evasive action to avoid the head-on collision. The evasive action caused him to run off the road and hit a tree.
FHP said the northbound vehicle is described as a dark colored mid-sized passenger. It will not have damage as a result of the crash since the two never collided with each other.
Simeoli, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at Orange Park Medical Center, according to FHP.
Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the Jacksonville Highway Patrol at 904-695-4000.
First Coast News