accident

Second Eglin training accident ends in F-35 crash

Second Eglin training accident ends in F-35 crash

Another routine training flight at Eglin Air Force Base ended in a crash around 9:30 p.m. May 19, the second incident in five days. The F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron crashed during landing according to a Facebook post by the 33rd Fighter Wing Public Affairs. The pilot successfully ejected and was […]

Recovery effort suspended for special tactics airman

Recovery effort suspended for special tactics airman

Hurlburt Field – As of 6 p.m. Friday, active recovery efforts in the GUlf of Mexico for U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff have been suspended according to a press release from the Air Force 24th Special Operations Wing. Condiff was a Special Tactics combat controller who had an unplanned parachute departure from a […]

Ambulance involved in fatal crash

Ambulance involved in fatal crash

A 74-year-old Navarre woman was killed May 15 after her car collided with an ambulance along East Bay Boulevard. Passenger Karen Leonard was killed after her vehicle was flipped on its side according to a Florida Highway Patrol accident report. According to the report, the ambulance was traveling southbound along Robedal Drive approaching East Bay […]

Bicyclists struck by car killed on 98

Bicyclists struck by car killed on 98

A bicyclist was fatally struck by a car early Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 98 in Midway. The incident occurred near the cross street of Overdown Drive at approximately 1:45 a.m. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, a Honda CRV was traveling east on 98 when the bicyclist cut across the eastbound lanes turning […]

UDPATE: Name released of woman killed in crash

UDPATE: Name released of woman killed in crash

UPDATE: Florida Highway Patrol has released the name of a Navarre woman struck by a car along Highway 87 Wednesday. Valerie Kay Skibo, 49, was walking north along the shoulder of the roadway when a truck struck her from behind. Original March 13, 1:35 p.m.: A Navarre woman was struck and killed by a car […]

Gulf Breeze man killed in roll-over on I-10

Gulf Breeze man killed in roll-over on I-10

A Gulf Breeze man was killed in an accident along Interstate 10 near mile marker 39 Friday morning when he was thrown from the vehicle. According to a Florida Highway Patrol accident report, passenger Nykolas Parodi, 21, was killed after a GMC C4 lost control and flipped. The driver of the vehicle over-corrected after passing […]

Man thrown from vehicle dies on 87

Man thrown from vehicle dies on 87

A Fort Walton man was fatally struck by a car Sunday morning after being thrown from his own vehicle on Highway 87. Zachary McMahan, 33, was pronounced dead on the scene according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. McMahan was driving a 2000 Lexus along Highway 87 north of the NOLF Choctaw Airfield entrance at […]

Early morning I-10 crash kills driver

Early morning I-10 crash kills driver

An accident along I-10 near Avalon Boulevard claimed the life of one driver in the early morning hours Friday. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, a freightliner tractor trailer traveling eastbound at roughly 2:05 a.m. along I-10 toward mile marker 20, near the exit for Avalon Boulevard in Milton. Traffic along the road had […]

School bus involved in East Bay accident

School bus involved in East Bay accident

No major injuries were reported following a Santa Rosa County school bus involved accident along East Bay Boulevard Friday morning. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, the school bus was traveling west along East Bay in Midway past Bergen Road. A Chevy Silverado driven by Pensacola resident Brian Neal Day Jr. was traveling east past […]

Driver sentenced in fatal Pace crash

Driver sentenced in fatal Pace crash

The driver in a fatal 2017 auto accident in Pace was sentenced July 24 to 17 years in prison. Pensacola resident Seth William Rubert, 20, faced multiple charges for reckless driving and drugs possession in connection with the incident in which he allegedly ran a red light at 92 miles per hour. Pace resident William Stewart, 65, […]

Navarre man killed in 98 crash

Navarre man killed in 98 crash

A fatal crash at the intersection of Panhandle Trail and U.S. Highway 98 Monday claimed the life of Navarre resident Everett Franklin Ruzowski, 82. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Ruzowski had stopped his Dodge Caravan in the southbound lane of Panhandle Trail at the traffic light at the road’s intersection with 98 at approximately […]

Man killed in car crash on 98

Man killed in car crash on 98

An accident on U.S. Highway 98 in Navarre claimed the life of a Fort Walton Beach man Wednesday evening. David Miles Weichman was driving a Toyota Tundra eastbound on 98 near Snapdragon Drive in Navarre when the incident occurred according to the Florida Highway Patrol accident report. According to the report, Weichman lost control of […]

School buses collide in Navarre

School buses collide in Navarre

A collision between two Santa Rosa County School District buses Wednesday afternoon resulted in minor injuries to several students on board, according to a Florida Highway Patrol press release. According to the report, the buses were traveling north on Williams Creek Drive around 2 p.m. with one bus following the other. The driver of the […]

89 year old Navarre man arrested from nursing home

89 year old Navarre man arrested from nursing home

An 89-year-old Navarre man, Karl Trugenberger, was arrested from his nursing home in Gulf Breeze Thursday at 10:30 p.m. on charges stemming from a motor vehicle accident May 3. According to the Florida Highway Patrol warrant affidavit and accident report, May 3 Trugenberger was driving a red Suzuki sedan westbound on U.S. Highway 98 in […]

Accident on 98 lands car in ditch

Accident on 98 lands car in ditch

At least two vehicles collided Wednesday morning at the intersection of Andorra Street and U.S. Highway 98 in Navarre near the Publix shopping center. One of the vehicles was on its side in a ditch along westbound 98. First responders are on scene. There is currently no traffic blockage reported though the outside westbound lane […]

Navarre driver kills pedestrian

Navarre driver kills pedestrian

A Navarre driver fatally struck a pedestrian Wednesday night, Aug. 10, on Esplanade Street in Navarre. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Trena Strong, 49, reversed out of her driveway before putting her Dodge Avenger in drive. When Strong accelerated forward she failed to see the victim and struck him with the front of the […]

Navarre man critical after motorcycle overturns

Navarre man critical after motorcycle overturns

A 57-year-old Navarre man is in critical condition after he lost control of his motorcycle at around 7:50 Wednesday night. The man was traveling above the speed limit east on U.S. 98 near Sound Hammock Drive when he lost control of the motorcycle, according to a release from the Florida Highway Patrol. The vehicle turned […]