Fatal crash in Okaloosa County leads to arrest

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A crash in Okaloosa County has left one woman with serious injuries, another woman dead, and a man in handcuffs.

Troopers say Shelby Byington,24, was driving with Alexis Marshall,26, southbound on Mary Esther Cutoff and approaching the Hollywood Boulevard intersection when they were t-boned early this morning. Florida Highway Patrol responded to the incident and troopers say Marshall was pronounced dead on scene. Byington was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center with serious injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was Hilson Smith, 20. Troopers say Smith was drunk and arrested him on scene. Smith has been charged with DUI manslaughter, DUI serious injury, underage drinking, and possession of alcohol.