A Navarre man died last night, succumbing to injuries he sustained in a vehicle accident near U.S. Highway 98 earlier that evening.
According to a report issued by the Florida Highway Patrol, Jeremy D. Locke, 28, was transported via Life Flight to Baptist Hospital in Gulf Breeze after the car he was driving hit a pole.
His passenger sustained only minor injuries.
According to witnesses, power in the area was out for several hours following crash.
Alcohol was a factor in the wreck, which is still under investigation.
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