William Shanks, Jr. Killed in Accident on SW 27th St and 15th Ave in Gainesville, FL

September 9, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
William Shanks, Jr.
Type of Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

SW 27th St, Gainesville, FL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
SW 27th St and 15th Ave
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle collided with a pedestrian

What Happened

Florida Highway Patrol officials identified the person killed in a collision at  SW 27th St and 15th Ave in Gainesville, FL on September 9th, 2019. Officials say the incident happened around 8:40 p.m. A vehicle driven by 30-year-old Dewayne Myrick collided with 57-year-old William Shanks Jr as he walked along the road. Shanks Jr died from his injuries.

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