TAYLOR COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — John David Wilson, of Perry, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash in Taylor County on Sunday, according to Monday reports.

Wilson, 38, was killed in an accident that occurred Sunday morning around 10:30 a.m. near his Sarah Lane home in Perry.


According to FHP, Wilson was operating a Chevrolet Silverado traveling on Sarah Lane, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway near JJ Blue Road.

The vehicle then struck a large oak tree and came to a rest after making contact a metal fence.

Troopers say the car overturned onto its roof and the driver was partially ejected, reports WTXL.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

FHP says Wilson was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the violent crash.

Authorities are investigating to determine whether alcohol was a factor during the crash.


Geo quick facts: Taylor County is a county located in the state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,570. Its county seat is Perry. The county hosts the annual Florida Forest Festival and has been long known as the “Tree Capital of the South” since a 1965 designation from then-Governor W. Haydon Burns – Wikipedia.