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Jacksonville, FL – Identified: One Killed in Fatal Crash on I-10

Jacksonville, FL (January 7, 2020) – Yesterday afternoon, one person was killed in a fatal crash on I-10. The victim has now been identified by police.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision took place in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 around the area of Chaffee Road.

The victim was identified as 68-year-old Dennis James Walton, who was driving his 2018 Kia Soul in the right lane when it was involved in the accident. Police claim that a Jacksonville Sheriff’s vehicle was also involved in the same accident.

Walton was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.

No further details regarding the accident have been released. Police continue to investigate.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Florida 

In just one year in Florida, over 3,000 lives will be taken in fatal accidents. Florida is near the top of the list for states with the highest amount of fatalities. These accidents happen for many reasons including distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, and more. Facing the aftermath of a fatal accident alone is not an option for most. This is why it is important for family members to speak with a wrongful death attorney in their time of need.

Nothing is as overwhelming as the loss of a loved one, which is why victims are urged to speak with an attorney at Sheftall & Associates as soon as possible. Our attorneys have years of experience navigating the legal system and working on behalf of victims during one of the most challenging times in their lives. Please contact our accident attorneys in Florida at (904) 638-7712 for more information on your options moving forward.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.