Girl, 7, dies in crash

A 7-year-old Navarre girl died Friday night following injuries sustained in a car crash in Walton County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Dedtra Siebern, 35, of Navarre, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox LS eastbound on State Road 8, just east of County Road 280 at around 1:15 p.m.

Siebern was traveling in the inside lane when FHP said she drifted to the right, crossed the right lane of traffic and drove onto the south shoulder of the roadway where she hit a large pine tree. The car rotated counter clockwise and stopped between two pine trees.

Dedtra Siebern, Taylor Siebern, 7, and August Siebern, 5, were transported to Sacred Heart Hospital in serious condition. Taylor died Friday night as a result of her injuries.

The accident is under investigation.


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