Jackson County Traffic Fatality

A Cottondale man has died in a single vehicle traffic accident.

The mishap occurred late Friday night about a half mile west of Cottondale on Irish Loop.

The Florida Highway Patrol identified the fatality as Edwin Carl Sheffield, 38 years old.

Troopers say the victim was driving when he experienced some type of medical condition. His pick-up truck rolled onto the south shoulder of the road and into a wooded area. The vehicle was traveling slowing and when found in the wooded area didn’t have any damage.

He was found unconscious in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene by Jackson County paramedics.