Man dies in early Sunday crash in Vernon

Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 12:05 PM.

VERNON — A Miramar Beach man was killed in Vernon early Sunday morning after he crashed his SUV and was ejected from the vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Elliott Lee Culbreath, 38, was driving his Jeep Wrangler on U.S. 98 when he lost control near Watersound Parkway. The vehicle entered a ditch and went airborne when it struck a driveway culvert. It rolled over several times and Culbreath was ejected. He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the report.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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