- Associated Press - Sunday, December 27, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Three people are dead after their SUV struck a tree and caught fire in northeast Florida.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, the Ford Bronco driven by 45-year-old Robert Myers of Marietta, Georgia, started swerving erratically as it drove through Baker County on Saturday afternoon.

The vehicle then drove off the highway and struck a pine tree. According to the report, Myers and three passengers were ejected from the SUV, which caught fire.

Myers was seriously injured and taken to a Jacksonville hospital. The highway patrol report says all three passengers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two victims have been identified as 48-year-old Pamella Myers and 15-year-old Michael Myers, both of Marietta, Georgia. The identity of the third passenger was not immediately released, pending notification of the family.



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