Fatal Accident Monday Afternoon On Highway 97

January 28, 2008


At least one person was killed in a two vehicle accident on Highway 97 south of Tungoil Road Monday afternoon. The accident was reported at 2:58 according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Another person was transported from the scene by LifeFlight helicopter (pictured above).

NorthEscambia.com was among the first on the scene Monday afternoon. We are withholding our photos of the accident scene at the request of authorities until the next of kin have been notified. The accident is still under investigation by the FHP.

Traffic on Highway 97 was slowed until just after 7:30 Monday night while the accident was investigated by the FHP.

An update to the this story and more photos will be posted when more information is released by the Florida Highway Patrol.


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