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FHP focusing on dash camera video in crash that killed JSO officer

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Updated: 6/22/2013 11:03 am

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- JSO officers and the Florida Highway Patrol are on the scene of an accident that killed one of their own; 15 year veteran, Tchenter Wilson.

Police responded to the scene along North Main Street and Busch Drive shortly after 7 p.m. Friday near the Budwiser plant.

Wilson's SUV collided with a semi truck near the railroad tracks.

Community Affairs Officer Tchenter Wilson was taken to UF Health Jacksonville, where he later died.

The driver of the Star Trucking Company's semi walked away without serious injuries. Friends of the driver tell Action News the driver is in shock but ok.

Action News obtained dash cam video from another semi driver who says Wilson almost crashed into him as well. The video shows a vehicle matching the description of Wilson's vehicle driving erratically on the wrong side of the road shortly before the crash.

FHP says they will use the video Action News obtained in their investigation.

"Our investigators will want to take a look at the video but it did clearly show that vehicle was crossing the center line of this tel line highway," said FHP spokesperson, Sgt. Dylan Bryan.


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doug1 - 6/22/2013 1:13 PM
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the cop was in the wrong. at least the truck driver wasn't hurt. suv vs. semi not a wise choice.

imtellin - 6/22/2013 5:53 AM
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budweiser was holding a happy hour & giving away free samples. just about the time happy hours usually end too, hmmmm. will the public ever be told the toxicology results ???

Realchange - 6/22/2013 4:18 AM
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Dis regard action news posted the video. It's pretty obvious he is at fault with the accident. If public records were accessed we might find that he was on some kind communication device at same time this happened. To bad the new law exempts police from texting offenses.

Realchange - 6/22/2013 4:15 AM
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Will the video be released for the public to see?
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