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FHP: Charges pending in motorcycle crash


The Florida Highway Patrol said charges are pending in a Sunday night crash that sent two motorcycle riders to Shands UF with critical injuries.

According to an FHP report, Barry M. Carlton, 46, of Lawtey and his passenger, Christy M. Goodkind, 43, of Orange Park were traveling north on northwest C.R. 235 approaching northwest 105th Ave. on a 2007 Harley Davidson.

Juanita Pennington, 71, of Starke and her passenger Robert L. Ake,69, of Starke were traveling in the opposite direction on C.R. 235 in a 1997 Ford Taurus.  According to the report, at 7:32 p.m., the Taurus traveled  across the center line of the road into the path of the motorcycle, striking it.

Bradford and Union emergency medical personnel transported both Carlton and Goodkind to Shands UF with critical injuries. Bradford first responders took the passengers of the car to Shands Starke with minor injuries.

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