Accident kills 1

Published: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

A one-vehicle crash resulted in the death of a Holmes County teen Monday, June 16.

Austin Michael Martin, 17, of Bonifay and his passenger, Jamie Laster, Jr., 14, of Wausau, were travelling northbound on Selma Church Rd. in Holmes County around 7:15 p.m. Monday. The Florida Highway patrol reports Martin's 1993 Honda Accord began rotating counter clockwise and entered the ditch of the west shoulder.

The vehicle's front end collided with an embankment, and the car overturned, coming to a final rest on its roof, facing west in the center of Selma Church Rd.

Martin, who was ejected, came to rest under the car and was later pronounced deceased. Laster suffered minor injuries and was transported to Campbellton-Graceville Hospital for treatment.

The FHP reports neither were wearing seat beats at the time of the accident



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