Fatal Car Accident Near Blountstown

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Florida Highway Patrol officials say Thomas Justin Spence was killed, and his father, 50-year-old Thomas Wesley Spence, was critically injured in the crash.

The accident happened at about 6:20 Saturday morning on State Road 20, just west of Blountstown.

Investigators say the driver lost control of his Chevy pickup, causing it to hydroplane during a heavy rain storm.

The vehicle then collided with a large tree.