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Tragic Crash Claims the Life of One Man, Criticality Injured Another

Walton County, Fla (WDNews). – A tragic single-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 claimed one life and left another individual critically injured on Sunday afternoon.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on I-10 eastbound near mile marker 93. A red GMC pickup truck lost control on the wet roadway, swerved off the road, flipped over, and collided with the tree line.

Emergency responders arrived quickly, and both the driver and passenger were transported to a nearby hospital. Sadly, the passenger, a 22-year-old man from DeFuniak Springs, succumbed to his injuries. The driver, a 27-year-old man from Santa Rosa Beach, remains in critical condition.

Authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident.