Escambia Crash Claims Life; Early Morning Wreck Injures One

August 30, 2012

A late night crash in Escambia County claimed one life, while an early morning wreck injured one person.

Lillian Highway Fatality

The Florida Highway Patrol said Jonathan C. Odom, 21, of Pensacola was southbound on a Lillian Highway near San Sebastian Circle at a high rate of speed when he was unable to negotiate a curve. His Kawasaki 600 motorcycles struck a guardrail about 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Odom was pronounced deceased at the scene.

University Parkway Wreck

One person was injured in a two vehicle rollover crash just after midnight on University Parkway between Nine Mile Road and the University of West Florida. The victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. Further details have not been released.

Pictured top: One person was injured in this crash early Thursday morning on University Parkway. Submitted photo for, click to enlarge.


One Response to “Escambia Crash Claims Life; Early Morning Wreck Injures One”

  1. asf on August 30th, 2012 4:05 pm

    Prayers out to Jonathon’s family & friends.. I went to elementary school & middle school with him & he will truely be remembered as the great guy that he was! So devistating .. Rest in Peace Jon<3

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