Milton man dies in car accident due to ice on road

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) - A Milton man has died after his vehicle slipped on an ice-covered road in Santa Rosa County. 

36-year-old Edward Joe Meno Santos was driving on the northbound lane of State Road 87 when his truck encountered a patch of ice that had formed across the entire lane, according to the incident report from Florida Highway Patrol. 

FHP officials say Santos was unable to get control of his truck, causing it to rotate and eventually colliding into a roadway milling machine. 

The accident is still under investigation. 



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