A two-vehicle accident in Walton County, Fla., claimed the life of a Daleville man Oct. 2.
Tommy Thompson Jr., 55, was killed when the 1996 Ford pickup truck he was driving rear-ended a 1999 Ford F-250 truck and its trailer around 7:30 p.m.
According to the police report, Thompson was driving behind Jose Castro, 21, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., when Castro stopped at a red light at the intersection of U.S. Highway 98 and County Road 395 and Thompson was unable to stop “for unknown reasons.”
Thompson was pronounced dead at the scene.
Castro did not report any injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol.