Chipley woman dies in collision

Published: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 09:54 AM.

CHIPLEY — A Chipley woman died following a nearly head-on collision on Falling Waters Road Sunday evening.

Anna Marie Chamberlin Odom, 39, of Chipley was pronounced dead on the scene by Washington County EMS after her 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass collided with a 2008 Ford F-150 pickup driven by Dwight Birge, 59, of Chipley.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, Odom was traveling northbound on Falling Waters Road and as she approached a hilltop about 1.5 miles south of County Road 77A her vehicle traveled into the southbound lane, where her car collided with the pickup in an “offset collision but almost head on.”

According to the report, Odom was not wearing her seatbelt. Birge was wearing his seatbelt, and he was uninjured.

The Oldsmobile came to rest facing west in the northbound lanes and the Ford came to rest facing east in the southbound lanes.

Charges and alcohol test results are pending, according to the report.

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