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Devan Bozeman, 16, Killed in Single-Car Wreck Near Lake City Early Saturday (Feb. 5)

| February 5, 2011

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Devan A. Bozeman, a 16-year-old high school student, was traveling south early this morning (Feb. 5) on State Road 247, just under 12 miles south of Lake City, when his 1993 Ford Ranger left the road and crashed against a tree, killing Bozeman, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.

It isn’t clear why Bozeman, of Branford, Fla., drove off the road. The crash took place at 5 a.m. The highway patrol’s investigation shows the Ford swerving to the left onto the northbound lane and continuing to travel in a southwesterly direction off the road until the vehicle struck a berm, which caused it to go airborne and rotate clockwise to the right. The Ford then struck a large oak tree on the side of the road, on the driver’s side door.

Suwanee County emergency personnel pronounced Bozeman dead at the scene.

A Florida Highway Patrol report incorrectly reported Bozeman’s first name as Devon. It listed his age as being 16. Devan’s MySpace page, however, lists him as 18. If anyone has valuable, additional information about Devan, please contribute it in the comments. We are trying to confirm that he was a student at Branford High School.

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12 Responses for “Devan Bozeman, 16, Killed in Single-Car Wreck Near Lake City Early Saturday (Feb. 5)”

  1. LK says:

    According to his myspace page he is 18.

  2. brandon says:

    no he is actually sixteen check his facebook born on september 16, 1994 and yes he went to branford high school

  3. RIPDevan says:

    R.I.P Devan. Enjoy dancing with Jesus. Love you. </3

  4. RIPDevan says:

    He was a great person. Almost everyone who met him, Loved him.

  5. Tiffany says:

    R.I.P Devan, you will be greatly missed:(

    Yes he was a student at Branford, and he was 16.

  6. Mark Bozeman says:

    He was my son……He was only 16 in Branford High School for more info you can call me 3868540366

  7. Joey Vought says:

    devan is 16. he goes to branford high. he was like a brother to me. love you dev

  8. Marissa Donato says:

    Dear Mr. Mark- Im so sorry for your loss.. you dont know me, but my brother is Anthony.

    Yes, Devan was 16 and went to BHS… he was an amazing student, brother, son and friend. We all loved him so much. RIP

  9. ThetruthaboutDevan says:

    DEvan went to bhs branford high school and was 16

  10. Rain says:

    Devan was a great guy…..he was known for his amazing smile and will be missed truely…..but we all know he is up in heaven teaching jesus to dougie….I miss ya Devan see u again one day
    R.I.P Devan Bozeman

  11. Mike says:

    Devan Allen Bozeman man was 16 years old and attended branford high school

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