Services set for Crestview man

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Published: Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11:11 AM.

CRESTVIEW — The public is invited to celebrate the life of a man who died in a Tuesday head-on collision in Destin.

Visitation for Joseph “Joey” Tyrell, 23, is 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday. A celebration of life ceremony is 3 p.m. Monday at Brackney Funeral Service in Crestview.

Tyrell, of Crestview, and St. Petersburg resident James Bennett, 42, died from a crash that occurred around 3 a.m. on U.S. Highway 98 and Danny Wuerffel Way. Traffic shut down for nearly four hours.

Tyrell was driving westbound in a white Mazda at the time of the crash, according to Deputy Matt Christmas, who said there were no witnesses.

Tyrell’s vehicle collided with the front end of Bennett’s Chevrolet Blazer, according to the sheriff’s office.



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