Fatal Bonifay Accident

BONIFAY-- A Bonifay man is dead after slamming a log truck into a utility pole.

It happened about 12:30 Wednesday morning on State Road 2, east of State Road 71 in the town of Malone.

State troopers say 52 year old Clyde B. Ellis was driving west on State Road 2, just passed 11th Street, when he drifted off the shoulder of the road, hit the utility pole and a traffic sign, then flipped the truck on it's side into a ditch.

Ellis died at the scene.

Troopers say he was not wearing a seat belt.

The crash is still under investigation.