• St. Johns County teen killed in crash on Longleaf Pine Parkway

    By: Action News Jax


    UPDATE: Troopers identify teen killed in crash

    St. Johns County Fire Rescue said a teen driver was killed Wednesday night in a single-vehicle crash on Longleaf Pine Parkway.

    Fire Rescue was called to the crash in the 8100 block of Longleaf Pine Parkway around 8:30 p.m.

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    SJCFR said the vehicle ran off the road on a curve and hit at least one tree. Michael Jarek Sonognini, 17, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

    The Florida Highway Patrol investigated the crash, which caused closures on a westbound lane of Longleaf Pine Parkway at County Road 16-A.

    FHP said the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

    Action News Jax's Cole Heath said the speed limit in the area is 45 mph and there are no street lights where the crash happened. It's not yet known if speed was a factor in the crash.

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