Holmes County Fatal Accident

Highway 179A being called one of the most dangerous stretches of roadway in the panhandle and a 26-year-old Bonifay man was its latest victim.

Robert Brown reportedly lost control of his SUV around a sharp curve on Holmes County Road 179-A.

Investigators say Brown drove through a patch of trees before slamming into a culvert. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Highway 179-A is often referred to as the Westville Parkway, or the River Road.

Half-dozen lives have been lost there in just the last few years.

The Florida Highway Patrol continues its investigation into this latest fatal accident.


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