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Walton County Man Killed in Traffic Accident

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UPDATE: A Walton County man that died in a traffic accident on January 7 has been identified as the driver of the vehicle.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 43-year-old Ronald S. Murphy of DeFuniak Springs was driving a Nissan pickup truck when it left the roadway near the intersection of CR1087 and CR2A.

A passenger in the vehicle, Thomas E. Molinets, was seriously injured. The accident remains under investigation by the FHP.

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A Walton County man was killed in a Tuesday afternoon car crash.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a car was traveling south on County Road 1087 Tuesday when it failed to negotiate a curve. The driver overcorrected, drifting onto the shoulder. The vehicle overcorrected again to re-enter the roadway and became airborne, overturning several times.

The passenger in the vehicle, 42-year-old Ronald S. Murphy of DeFuniak Springs was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

The case remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol Traffic Homicide Investigation Unit.

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Information provided by the Florida Highway Patrol

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