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Woman dies after car crashes into Jacksonville University building

Witnesses said the vehicle was speeding westbound on Merrill Road at around 1:30 a.m. and did not stop at the JU campus gate, crashing into a university building.

A woman, identified as Kaylie Smith, 31, died early Saturday morning after a vehicle crashed into a building on the Jacksonville University campus.

Witnesses said the vehicle was speeding westbound on Merrill Road at around 1:30 a.m. and did not stop at the JU campus gate, crashing into a university building.

Two occupants were trapped and injured inside the car, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Smith was driving the vehicle and was reported dead at the scene, said JSO. A male occupant was extricated by the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department and was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No one on campus was injured.

Traffic Homicide is currently investigating the crash.