21-Year-Old Killed In CrashSep 1st, 2011 | By Jacob | Category: Front Page
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A 21-year-old Madison woman was killed in a Wednesday night, Aug. 31, crash on Highway 53 North at Rocky Springs Church Road.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, at approximately 9:20 p.m., Amy Ruth Newman, 21, was traveling north on State Road 53, approaching a left hand curve. Newman’s 1997 Chevy Malibu left the road and traveled onto the east shoulder. The car then overturned and collided into a tree.
Newman was pronounced dead at the scene.
FHP was assisted at the scene by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Madison County EMS and Cherry Lake and Madison volunteer firefighters.
FHP Cpl. Donnie Pitts was the investigating officer, as well as the homicide investigator.