Deadly crash at I-295 eastbound., Merrill Road; northbound lanes blocked, FHP says

Crash involved a 2002 Mercedes-Benz ML-500

Deadly crash on I-295 at Merrill Road

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A deadly crash at I-295 eastbound. and Merrill Road that happened around 7:25 a.m. has the northbound exit blocked, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The victim has been identified as Brian George, 55, of Jacksonville.

The crash involved a 2002 Mercedes-Benz ML-500 that failed to maintain control while making a turn near Merrill Road, authorities say. The car then struck a concrete barrier wall, ejecting the driver.

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