Quincy resident dies in Wednesday crash

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By Angye Morrison

UPDATE: The Florida Highway Patrol has released a report indicating that Robin Layerd Lingo had not been drinking at the time of the accident on April 15.

A Florida Highway Patrol report stated that an accident in Chattahoochee claimed the life of a Quincy resident on the afternoon of April 15.

At about 3:30, Robin Layerd Lingo and her 10-year-old son, Zackery, were headed westbound on U.S. Highway 90, near Lonesome Pine Road.


According to the report, Lingo drove off the roadway onto the shoulder and lost control of her vehicle. She overcorrected and crossed into eastbound lanes and crashed into a tree on the south side of the road.


The 37-year-old mother was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. She was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in critical condition.


Zackary Lingo died at the scene and had been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.


The report did not indicate if alcohol was a factor in the accident, and charges are pending against Robin Lingo.