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FHP: Middleburg woman killed in head-on hit-and-run crash, driver in custody

The driver was arrested Saturday afternoon.

CLAY COUNTY, Florida — A 23-year-old woman has died after a head-on crash early Saturday morning in Clay County.

A GMC Yukon was traveling west on County Road 218 when it crossed over the center line and collided with an eastbound Toyota Tacoma at about 12:20 a.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

First responders took the driver of the Tacoma to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where she later died, FHP said.

 The driver of the Yukon fled the scene but was arrested Saturday afternoon.

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A 23-year-old woman is fighting for her life after a head-on crash early Saturday morning in Clay County.

A GMC Yukon was traveling west on County Road 218 when it crossed over the center line and collided with an eastbound Toyota Tacoma at about 12:20 a.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

First responders took the driver of the Tacoma to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Yukon fled the scene and was not identified by the FHP.

Anyone with information on the crash is urged to call the Florida Highway Patrol at (904)-694-4000.