Gulf Breeze man dies days after car crash

A 92-year-old Gulf Breeze man died from injuries sustained in a Feb. 20 car accident.

According to the report, John E. Nye was traveling southbound on Bayshore Road while approaching Gulf Breeze Boulevard.

Patricia Mackey, 62, of Baton Rouge, was traveling  westbound on the outside lane of Gulf Breeze Boulevard, approaching the intersection of Bayshore Road.

Police said Nye failed to yield the right of way to Mackey and continued forward. He entered into the outside lane of westbound Gulf Breeze Boulevard and into Mackey’s  path.

Police said the vehicles collided and Nye was transported to Baptist Hospital in Pensacola where he later died on Feb. 26.

Mackey and a passenger received minor injuries.

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