Northwest Florida

Traffic homicide investigation in Escambia County, FL

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that occurred on April 6, 2018 on Highway 29 near Sigler Road that claimed the lives of two people.

Troopers say 60-year-old Sharon Odom was driving a 2006 Ford Mustang that left the road and hit 2014 Dodge Ram pickup that was parked on the shoulder.

Troopers say 41-year-old Maceo Perkins was standing outside of the pickup and was struck and killed.

Troopers say Odom died at home on Wednesday as a result of the accident.  More details of that crash are expected as troopers conduct a traffic homicide investigation.


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