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Tragic Deadly Accident on County Road 883 in Freeport, Florida


October 27, 2019

FREEPORT, FL – According to an online news report at newsherald.com, a 30-year-old man from Missouri tragically died over the weekend in a car accident that occurred close to County Road 883 and United States Highway 331.*

The 30-year-old man was heading east on County Road 883 where he pulled his vehicle into the intersection of United States Highway 331.  In the process, he hit into a vehicle headed southbound that was operated by a 55-year-old man from Georgia. The 30-year-old driver died at the scene due to the impact of the crash.  The 55-year-old man was thrown from his vehicle upon impact and his legs were run over by another automobile, per the Florida Highway Patrol.  It is not clear as to the status of the 55-year-old at this time.

The accident occurred in the nighttime hours.  The Florida Highway Patrol, as well as deputies from the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, were dispatched to the scene of the accident.  It does not appear that alcohol played a role in the crash, per the Florida Highway Patrol.

There are no further details on the accident.  The crash remains under investigation by local authorities.

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Source:https://www.newsherald.com/news/20191021/driver-identified-in-fatal-walton-crash


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