Pensacola man dies in crash, cars ends up in bay

PoliceA Pensacola man died March 6 following an early morning single-vehicle-accident in Okaloosa County in which the vehicle ultimately ended up in Choctawhatchee Bay.

The Florida Highway Patrol reported 29-year-old Reuben Charcas was driving westbound on Highway 98 on Okaloosa Island when his vehicle went into the center median, the driver then overcorrected and the vehicle went off the right-side of the road and overturned several times. Charcas was thrown from the vehicle and his car came to rest on its right side in Choctawhatchee Bay.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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