SANTA ROSA County (WPMI), Florida – A Milton man was killed in a traffic accident this weekend, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
This occurred at around 10:50 am Friday morning along State Road 87 south near Allentown Road.
FHP reported that JR Welch (68) was driving north on SR-87 as he approached the Allentown Road junction. He tried to pass another car going north when he stopped.
FHP stated that Welch’s car was pulled right at this point, and bounced off of the pavement. This caused it to collide with several trees in the forest area.
Welch was transported to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where he later died from injuries sustained in the accident.