Area Traffic Deaths

Two people have lost their lives in a pair of traffic crashes within the last 24 hours, one in Walton County and the other in Jackson County.

A two vehicle crash on US 90 at Walton County Road 183, Kidd Road, killed a Defuniak Springs motorcycle rider.

Troopers say 20 year old Brandon D. Foret when a van made a turn into his path. He died a short while later at Healthmark Hospital in Defuniak Springs. Foret was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the van, 66 year old Obie W. Stone was not injured.

In Jackson County a 26 year old woman from Trenton, Florida died in a single car crash on Interstate 10 a56t the intersection of Jackson County Road 275.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Leah Danielle Ryals lost control of her car, began to rotate then overturned off the interstate into a group of trees.

Ryals died at the scene. Her two year old child, who in a child restrain, received minor injuries.

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  • by Concerned Location: Jackson County on May 11, 2012 at 09:34 PM
    There's the proof again....when you have no traffic enforcement....people die in car accidents.
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