One Man Dead, Two Injured in Gulf County

A Port St Joe man died in an over night traffic crash.

It happened in Gulf County on Lake Grove Road and Canning Drive just before three o’clock Friday morning.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers tell us 26 year old Christopher Lee Acree of died in the single vehicle accident.

His two passengers, 22 year old Phillip Maxwell Fleming of Wewahitchka and 26 year old Benjamin Barrett Hobbs of Mexico Beach were injured.

Troopers say the trio’s pick up truck went out of control at high speed on a curve, went down an embankment, hit a utility pole and then hit another embankment.

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