Walton County wreck kills Crestview man, injures teenager

courtesy: MGN Online

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP)- The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a single car wreck Friday night.

Troopers say Elbert Chavis, 49, of Crestview was killed when the 2000 Chevy pickup truck he was driving lost control at the intersection of Laird Road and Pond Creek Road in Walton County. Investigators say the truck overturned. Investigators indicated Chavis was not wearing his seatbelt when the crash happened.

A teenage passenger, whose name wasn't released, was taken to a hospital in Ft. Walton Beach with what's described as "minor" injuries. Troopers say the teenager is 17 but gave out no other identifying information.