Bay Deputy Injured in Cycle Crash

An off-duty Bay County sheriff's deputy was injured Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle crash in Walton County.

Simeon Banks Martin and his wife were riding the motorcycle on Knox Hill Road when he lost control on a curve. His helmet was cracked as he hit a guard rail.

He was unconscious and was air lifted to a Pensacola hospital. His wife was taken to a Walton County hospital.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol and the Walton County Sheriff's Department.