Buckman Bridge victim’s family speaks | News – Home


Family members of the man who died after his pickup was knocked off the Buckman Bridge spoke to News4Jax on Sunday.William Maddox, 48, leaves behind three children and a large extended family. Relatives said they haven’t stopped crying since they heard the news.Maddox’s sister Mary Amos said everyone called him Bill and he lived in Jacksonville. She said he was a wonderful person with a caring personality.”It’s going to take a long time. Everything we do, something somebody says, we’re going to think about him saying something crazy or doing something funny. Every time we get together and do something as a family, we’re going to be looking to see where he’s at. It’s going to be really hard,” Amos said.Amos also expressed a lot of concern about the safety of the Buckman Bridge.Maddox’s brother and brother-in-law said they want to see the barriers raised so this type of accident doesn’t happen to someone else.

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