Two Killed in Destin Traffic Accident

Two Killed in Destin Traffic Accident

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The second of two victims of this morning's fatal traffic accident in Destin has been identified as 42-year old James Bennett of St. Petersburg Florida.

One of two victims of this morning's fatal traffic accident in Destin has been identified as Joseph Richard Tyrell III of Seminole Trail in Crestview (DOB 03-01-1990). Investigators say Tyrell was driving a white Mazda, which collided with a Chevy Blazer being driven by a Pinellas County resident. That driver was also killed in the crash. His name is not yet available.
The accident took place around 3 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Danny Wuerffel Way and Highway 98. The cause remains under investigation.

 

Two people were killed in an early morning traffic crash in Destin today. The identities of the victims are not being released at this time, pending notification of next of kin.


Currently no witnesses to the 4:15 a.m. crash involving a white Mazda and Chevy Blazer have been located. It took place at the intersection of Danny Wuerffel Way and Highway 98. The cause remains under investigation.


Both drivers were killed in the collision. There were no passengers.
One victim is an Okaloosa County resident. The other is from south Florida.

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