Fatal One-Car Accident in Franklin County

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Franklin County, FL - A fatal one-car accident occurred just after 6 am Monday morning along US-98, 1.1 miles east of Sea Spray Lane.

Christopher Lamar Anderson, 40, of Port St. Joe, Florida was killed in the accident.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Anderson was traveling eastbound on US-98 (State Rd. 30) in a 2006 Saturn Vue, when the driver lost control and the vehicle veered onto the south shoulder.

The Saturn then traveled back onto the roadway, crossing both lanes of US 98, and traveled onto the north shoulder, where the vehicle struck a large tree.

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the accident and were assisted by Franklin County Sheriff's Department, Weems EMS, and the Carabelle Volunteer Fire Department.

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