Man Dies in Head-on Collision

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Florida (WKRG) — One man is dead after a vehicle collision in Okaloosa County.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the incident happened Sunday around 11:45 a.m. on County Road 602 west of State Road 85.

James C. Brooks, a 32-year-old male, was traveling eastbound on CR-602 when he crossed the double yellow line, entering into the westbound lane of CR-602.

Daniel Brown, a 35-year-old male, was traveling westbound on CR-602.  Brown was unable to avoid Brooks, and the two vehicles collided.

Brooks died, Brown was transported to Ft. Walton Beach Hospital.

It’s not known at this time what caused the accident.

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