DEFUNIAK SPRINGS TRAFFIC FATALITY

The Florida Highway Patrol says a DeFuniak Springs man was killed after colliding with a semi-truck on State Road 285 early yesterday morning. Troopers said 27-year-old Justin Mason, was northbound on State Road 285 around 4 a.m. near the intersection of Bob Sikes Road when his vehicle veered into the southbound lane and collided with a semi driven by 39-year-old Kenneth Abplanalp who suffered minor injuries and was taken to Twin Cities Hospital in Niceville. The investigation is continuing.

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