• Duval man killed after car crashes into tree on the Northside


    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said they are investigating a single car crash that claimed the life of a Northwest Jacksonville man. 

    According to JSO, officers responded to a traffic accident around 3:00 a.m. Sunday.

    Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle resting against a tree on Moncrief Road West, JSO said.

    The driver, identified by JSO, as 57-year-old James E. Priester, was trapped inside the vehicle.

    Priester was pronounced deceased at the scene, JSO said.

    According to JSO, Priester's death is the 146th reported traffic fatality in Duval County for 2018.


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