Early morning accident kills Crestview man

Interstate 10 traffic camera footage shows the eastbound left lane of the highway is still blocked at 6:30 a.m. following an early morning accident today.

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla., Aug. 12, 2022—A 24-year-old Crestview man died today when his car struck a semi on Interstate 10 early this morning.

Both vehicles were traveling east on I-10 near mile marker 33 around 1:50 a.m. when the Nissan 350Z’s front bumper hit the rear of the tractor trailer, according to a Florida Highway Patrol news release.

The Nissan driver was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The accident closed the interstate for a period of time and traffic was diverted through Holt. At the time of this story, the left lane is still blocked as the crash investigation continues.

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