Man Killed in Dump Truck Accident at County Rd 280 in Walton County, FL

March 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

County Road 280, DeFuniak Springs, FL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Dump Truck
County Rd 280
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dump truck lost control at curve in the road before overturning

What Happened

Florida Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a dump truck operator at County Rd 280 in Walton County, FL on March 12th, 2023. Police are saying it happened round 2:30 p.m. According to investigators, a dump truck operated by an unnamed 54-year-old male was headed towards the Pryor Rd intersection, approaching a curve in the roadway. The truck is believed to have lost control at the curve and, as it attempted to correct back onto the road, overturned onto its side. The crash left the driver with fatal injuries at the scene. Right now, there are no additional details available to share.

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