Child killed in interstate crash in Jackson County


JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A child is dead after a crash on Interstate 10 in Jackson County Sunday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol Troopers, traffic was backed up on I-10 from a crash earlier that evening. Troopers say a vehicle driven by Calvin Odom, 69, of Middleburg, was slowing down due to the traffic, but a vehicle driven by Heather Foster, 34, of Tallahasee, did not.

Troopers say Foster's vehicle hit the back of Odom's vehicle.

They say Liliana Clanton, 7, of Tallahassee, died from her injuries. She was riding in Foster's car.

The crash is under investigation.