MIDDLEBURG, Fla. -- The southbound lanes of a stretch of Blanding Boulevard in Middleburg were blocked because of a fatal crash today, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
The crash happened on Burroughs Road near Blanding Boulevard after an Advanced Disposal garbage truck driven by Christian Thelot pulled into the path of a Hyundai.
The Hyundai, driven by Janell Hutchinson, 40, was southbound on Blanding. The Hyundai struck the rear of the garbage truck and came to final rest in the right lane. Hutchinson was airlifted to Orange Park Medical Center where she later died from her injuries. The driver and passenger of the garbage truck were not injured in this crash.
The southbound lanes of Blanding were blocked for about three hours for the investigation.