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Candie Laramore dies when car driven by Wesley McHenry, 25, fails to stop on State Road 20 and County Road 275 in Altha, Florida

Modified Date: 
Fri, 06/28/2019 - 10:18am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, August 22, 2015

Car Crash in Calhoun County Kills one Person

A woman is dead after a car crash Saturday night at the intersection of State Road 20 and County Road 275 in Altha. Florida Highway Patrol reports state, Wesley McHenry, 25, was traveling south on County Road 275, approaching State Road 20. Meanwhile, a second car, being driven by Mark Laramore was traveling westbound on State Road 20 approaching the intersection of County Road 275. Reports say McHenry failed to observe the stop sign and collided with the passenger side of Laramore's car. The passenger in Laramore's car, Candie Laramore, was pronounced dead on scene.

Tampa woman killed in area crash

According to reports, Mr. Laramore was westbound on SR 20 when the Escape collided with a Dodge Caliber traveling south on CR 275. Officials say the driver of the Dodge failed to obey a stop sign and entered the path of the Escape, with the front of the Dodge striking the Escape on its passenger side. Both vehicle spun out of the travel lanes and struck a fence on the south side of the roadway, coming to rest there. Mr. Laramore and the driver of the Dodge, 25-year-old Wesley Alan McHenry of St. Petersburg, were both taken to Bay Medical Center with critical injuries. FHP reports indicate that charges are pending and that, in McHenry’s case, alcohol was a factor in the crash.
People Involved: 
Candie Elizabeth Laramore
Wesley Alan McHenry
Mark Wilburn Laramore
City: 
Altha, FL

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