2 Dead, 1 Injured Following Head-on Crash

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Posted at 10:18 PM, Jan 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-07 17:24:58-05

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead after a head-on collision involving two pickup trucks in the Florida Panhandle.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 35-year-old Matthew Brown was driving on U.S. 90 near Crestview Tuesday evening when he crossed into the oncoming lane and crashed into 52-year-old Janet Jackson.

Both drivers died at the scene. A 9-year-old boy in Jackson's truck was airlifted to a Pensacola hospital in critical condition.

The Northwest Florida Daily News ( ) reports that the road was shut down for several hours after the crash.


Information from: Northwest Florida Daily News (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.),

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