Walnut Hill Man Passes Away Following Early Morning Crash
February 10, 2013
A Walnut Hill man passed away as a result of injuries he received early Sunday morning when he crashed his pickup into the yard of his current residence.
The Florida Highway Patrol said 59-year old Everett Berry was traveling eastbound on West Highway 4 east of C.W. Caraway Road about 3 a.m. when he lost control of his 2004 Ford F-150 pickup truck and veered off the roadway. Berry over-corrected, re-entering the roadway before traveling back onto the shoulder. Once off the roadway, the pickup began to spin before striking a culvert pipe and overturning multiple times through a fence and into a the front yard of a residence in the 3500 block of West Highway 4.
Berry was ejected from the pickup. He was airlifted by LifeFlight to Baptist Hospital in Pensacola where he was pronounced deceased at 9:20 a.m. Sunday.
Authorities said Berry was currently residing at the residence where the pickup came to rest.
The Walnut Hill Station of Escambia Fire Rescue, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and Atmore Ambulance also responded to the crash.
Pictured top and inset: A Walnut Hill man died as a result of injuries he received in this single vehicle crash early Sunday morning near Bratt. Pictured below: The driver was airlifted by LifeFlight to Baptist Hospital in Pensacola. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.