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.
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.
Information provided by the Florida Highway Patrol