Fiery Traffic Crash in Holmes County

Medical Problems may have contributed to a traffic crash in north Holmes County Sunday which ultimately resulted in the death of a New Brockton, Alabama Man.

The crash happened on State Road 81 two miles north of Ponce De Leon just south of the Alabama/Florida state line.

Killed was 49 year old James S. Wilson.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Wilson was headed south in SR 81 when he ran off the highway and crashed into a large tree. His Chevy Astro van burst into flames. He was trapped inside.

The Medical Examiner’s office in Panama City will determine the exact cause of death