FHP: Fatal accident in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to Florida Highway Patrol, one woman is dead after an accident in Jackson County Saturday afternoon.

Officials said it happened on Butler Road at County Road 271 just after 3 p.m.

Troopers said the driver, identified as Ashleigh Varn, 19, was headed eastbound on Butler Road when the Nissan Altima traveled into the ditch on the south side of the roadway.

They said the woman steered the car back to the left onto the roadway, but over corrected.

According to FHP, the car began to rotate clockwise, traveling into the ditch on the north side of the road.

Troopers said the driver was ejected from the car when it began to overturn.

FHP was reportedly on scene and assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County EMS and Fire Rescue.