Two dead in early morning traffic crash

Traffic Fatality

This white Mazda was one of two vehicles involved in an early morning wreck that killed two motorists Tuesday. The wreck occurred at the intersection of Danny Wuerffel Way and U.S. Hwy. 98.

Special to The Log
Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 09:48 AM.

4 p.m. UPDATE:

The second of two victims of this morning’s fatal traffic accident in Destin has been identified as 42-year old James Bennett of St. Petersburg Florida.

AFTERNOON UPDATE:

One of the two victims of this morning’s fatal traffic accident in Destin has been identified as Joseph Richard Tyrell III of Seminole Trail in Crestview (DOB 03-01-1990).

Investigators say Tyrell was driving a white Mazda, which collided with a Chevy Blazer being driven by a Pinellas County resident. That driver was also killed in the crash. His name is not yet available.

ORIGINAL STORY:

An early morning wreck at the intersection of Danny Wuerffel Way and U.S. Hwy. 98 left two dead Tuesday.



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