UNF student dies in crash


UNF student Alex Pepple died in car crash Friday, April 26.

According to a press release from JSO, Pepple was driving on Mandarin Road at approximately 2:48 a. m. when his car struck an oak tree and spun across the street.

Despite wearing a seatbelt, he was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe speed and alcohol contributed to the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.