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UPDATE ON AUG. 16 FATALITY PEDESTRIAN KILLED WED. ON SR 20 WAS FROM PLANT CITY

by Teresa Eubanks, Editor Calhoun-Liberty Journal The man killed when he was struck by a car in Liberty County early Wednesday evening has been identified as a 45-year-old male from Plant City but his name is being withheld until his family can be notified, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. Rachel N. […]

WOMAN INJURED IN HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH TRACTOR-TRAILER IN BLOUNTSTOWN EARLY THURS.

from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal A woman was taken by emergency helicopter to an area hospital after a head-on collision between the car she was driving and a semi truck early this morning. from the Calhoun-Liberty Journal A woman was taken by emergency helicopter to an area hospital after a head-on collision between the car she […]

St. Pete man sentenced to 15 years for fatal crash in Clarksville

A St. Petersburg man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the Aug. 22, 2015 crash that killed a Clarksville woman and injured her husband. Circuit Judge Shonna Gay handed down the sentence in Calhoun County court on June 21. After entering a guilty plea, Wesley McHenry, 27, was ordered to serve ten […]
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Bristol man charged with DUI after late night crash on SR 20

A Bristol man has been charged with driving under the influence and property damage following a single-vehicle crash early last week. Kareem E. Walker, 27, was arrested after losing control of his 2012 Buick LaCrosse on SR 20, west of SR 65 shortly before midnight on June 20. According to the FHP report, Walker was […]
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A Hosford man was charged with careless driving after the log truck he was driving overturned on CR 67 at SE Blaze Pine Road, south of Telogia. Jason Eli Jordan, 42, sustained minor injuries and was transported to the emergency room at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital after the June 27 accident, which spilled logs across the roadway […]
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Altha couple hospitalized after crash in Panama City

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor An Altha couple was taken went to Bay Medical Center with serious injuries following back-to-back accidents in Panama City on June 7, according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol. Joseph E. Switzer, 74, and his wife, Irmgard, 71,  were at the intersection of Transmitter Road and U.S. 98 […]
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Attorney raises questions about Hosford crash

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The father-in-law of a man whose 2006 GMC Sierra was hit by a deputy’s truck in Hosford Saturday night said the initial report given by the Florida Highway Patrol was inaccurate in failing to show that 26-year-old Travis Strain and one of his passengers were injured. Tallahassee attorney Patrick Murphy […]
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Bristol man killed in head-on crash in Gadsden County

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Bristol man was killed when an oncoming car crossed the center line of the road and struck his vehicle head-on in Gadsden County on May 24, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The fatality was identified as Paul Griffin, 33. Griffin was northbound on SR 267 at 12:14 p.m. […]
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Two crashes, two taken to hospital after fleeing suspect speeds into Liberty County

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Tallahassee woman fleeing Leon County deputies was seriously injured after driving into a tree while a Liberty County Deputy dispatched to Hosford to locate her sustained a cut and bruises when another vehicle pulled into his path and forced him to take evasive action, according to a report from […]
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Man dies after hitting tree off CR 12S Tuesday

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash on CR 12S in Bristol that left one man dead Tuesday. The driver’s name was not available at press time, but witnesses at the scene said it appeared to be a man in his early-to-mid 40s. The man was southbound sometime around […]
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