Deadly North Okaloosa Crash

One person died Wednesday morning in a two-car crash in north Okaloosa County.

The accident happened on State Road 85 near Laurel Hill around 7:30 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Charles L. Nabors of Crestview crossed the center line in his pick up truck and hit 73-year-old John F. Collins of Florala, Alabama.

Collins was killed. Nabors was life-flighted by Paramedics to Pensacola Baptist Hospital where he's listed in critical condition.

Neither driver was wearing a seat belt.

The FHP is continuing its investigation and charges are pending.


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