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Elderly Couple Dead After Panhandle Crash

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Posted at 9:30 PM, May 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-13 17:36:21-04

CRESTVIEW, FL. (AP) - An elderly Alabama couple is dead following a crash earlier this week in the Florida Panhandle.

Officials say 85-year-old Charles Barrett died Tuesday at a Pensacola hospital. His wife, 82-year-old Pamela Barrett, died at the scene of Monday's crash.

The Northwest Florida Daily News reports that Charlie Barrett had been driving on a Crestview road when he hit another car and then turned into oncoming traffic where he collided head-on with an SUV.

The Town Creek, Alabama, couple had been in Florida visiting their daughter. They were heading home Monday morning when the crash occurred.