Walnut Hill man dies after crash

Published 9:57 am Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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A Walnut Hill, Fla. man died after striking a railroad crossing support pole on Corley Road in McDavid on May 29, according to the Floriday Highway Patrol.

According to the FHP, the driver, a 42-year-old male from Walnut Hill, was traveling east on County Road 99A approaching Corley Road in McDavid, when it struck the crossing’s support pole.

The driver failed to property negotiate a curve in the roadway, the FHP said.

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According to the FHP, the crash occurred at approximately 4 p.m.

After the collision, the vehicle came to rest in a farm field just east of the collision.

The driver was flown to Mobile with serious injuries, but later passed away.