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Three car accident slows traffic

Three car accident slows traffic

The heart of Navarre saw major slowdowns April 25, after a morning accident at the intersection of U.S. Highway 98 and Highway 87. Traffic backed up in all directions. Holley Navarre Fire Chief Ron Norton was among the first responders on scene. Read the full article in the May 2 issue of Navarre Press. Visit […]

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 […]

Hurlburt Field airman dead in car accident

Hurlburt Field airman dead in car accident

An Air Force officer stationed at Hurlburt Field died in a car accident in Texas Aug. 26, according to a press release from 1st Special Operations Wing public affairs. Second Lt. Nicholas Taylor, a security forces officer with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, was involved in the fatal accident around 5 p.m. Aug. […]

Man killed assisting crash victim

Man killed assisting crash victim

A Gulf Breeze man was fatally struck by a car Tuesday while trying to assist victims of a five car accident on Highway 29 in Escambia County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) report, father and husband Mike Bailey, 29, was hit by a truck trying to avoid the accident. The accident began when […]

Milton woman dies in interstate crash

Milton woman dies in interstate crash

Charges are pending regarding a crash on Interstate 10 that claimed the life of a Milton woman Sunday, Sept. 11. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Shirley Owings, 65, was driving a Mercedes-Benz westbound in the outside lane of the interstate when the front of a Toyota 4 Runner struck the back end of her vehicle. […]

Roadway collisions with bears on the rise

Roadway collisions with bears on the rise

Drivers are warned to be aware of bears on roadways because it’s not uncommon for an accident to occur that involves a bear being hit by a car. More than 3,200 bears have been killed on roads in the state between 1990 and 2015, with more than 200 being killed in each of the last […]

4 year old struck by car

4 year old struck by car

On Sunday evening March 13 at around 6 p.m., a 4 year old wandered away from the Simpson River fishing pier and into traffic in the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 90. James Nance of Pace was traveling in the outside westbound lane and the 2007 Ford Explorer he was driving struck the child’s right […]