Okaloosa County Fatal Accident

An accident has claimed the life of an Okaloosa County man.

The accident happened this afternoon on Interstate-10 near the 62 mile marker.

24-year old Christopher Jones of Crestview, Florida was killed when the 2004 Chevy truck he was driving hit a tractor-trailer tire.

When Jones lost control of the vehicle, the truck went off the shoulder and hit several trees before coming to a complete stop.

According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's office, the crash was not alcohol related and he was wearing a seatbelt.

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