Suwannee Democrat


January 5, 2014

Lake City woman dies in Suwannee County crash

Live Oak — A Lake City woman died from injuries sustained in an early morning crash today in Suwannee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Records show that on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 1:40 a.m., Heather Nicole Raulerson, 33, Lake City was traveling south on CR 137 near 192 St. in Suwannee County in a 2000 Ford F250 pickup. Raulerson entered a left hand curve and partially drove onto the southbound shoulder with the right side tires. She over-corrected and steered left crossing both lanes and traveled into the northbound ditch. Raulerson then over-corrected again and steered right. The pickup began rotating clockwise and as it re-entered the northbound lane it overturned ejecting the driver. Raulerson, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced deceased at the scene, reports state.

Two passengers, Devin Raulerson, 13, and Shelby Raulerson, 12, both of Lake City, sustained serious injuries in the crash and were transported to Shands UF Gainesville, FHP stated.

The pickup sustained $3,500 in damages.

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