Eglin airman killed in Destin motorcycle accident

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The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly motorcycle accident that took place around 3 a.m. Monday.

A motorcycle driver was killed when he collided with a pick-up truck in the westbound lanes at 635 Harbor Boulevard near the Donut Hole, according to a press release from the sheriff's office.

Identification of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin.

The crash led to temporary lane closures in the area while traffic was diverted onto Beach Drive.

The Northwest Florida Daily News is reporting that the victim was identified as Eglin airman Ignacio Arostegui, a 23-year-old Destin resident. Click here to read more.