FHP: Crestview man dead after losing control of car

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to Florida Highway Patrol, a Crestview man is dead after troopers believe he lost control of his car in Walton County Friday.

Troopers said the man was driving north on Hinote Road in an unincorporated area of Walton County near Richardson Road.

They said the driver lost control of the car while making a curve and drove out of the northbound lane and entered the grass shoulder.

According to troopers, the car crashed into the tree line where it came to final rest.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released at this time. FHP is investigating the crash.