Walton County Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter

WALTON COUNTY-- A Walton County man is facing charges for a fatal traffic crash last month.

44 year-old Daniel Kolk is charged with dui-manslaughter, and leave the scene of a crash involving a death for a wreck that happened around 6:30 on June the 12th.

State Troopers say Kolk was driving south on County Road 393, just north of the intersection with Cypress Pond Road when he ran onto the shoulder of the road.

He allegedly hit 30 year old Agustin Diaz-Diaz of Santa Rosa Beach, who was walking on the shoulder of road.

Dias died at the scene.

Authorities say Kolk initially drove away, but then returned after EMS and Walton County Sheriff's Deputies arrived.

Investigators arrested Kolk yesterday and booked him into the Walton County Jail.

He's been released on $50,000 bond.