DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — A Freeport man was killed Monday night when his truck left the road and overturned after striking a fence and a tree.
James Bishop, who was 49, was killed about 9 p.m.
The accident happened at the intersection of Williams Road and Turkey Creek Pit Road in Walton County.
Bishop was traveling south when he tried to make a right turn and lost control of his 2019 Dodge Ram, according to the press release from the Florida Highway Patrol.
His truck began rotating, hitting a wire fence and then a tree, where it overturned onto its roof, the release said.
It did not say whether Bishop was wearing a seatbelt.
Alcohol was not a factor, the release said.