Fatal accident on Marler Bridge

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DESTIN, Fla. – One person has died in a traffic crash in Destin.

First responders arrived at the accident on the Marler Bridge at 2:10 Friday afternoon. 

The Florida Highway Patrol says that a GMC Sonoma driven by Larry Hopson failed to stop while traveling in the outside through lane of Highway 98 while crossing the bridge, colliding with the car ahead of him, pushing that vehicle into a third vehicle.

The passenger in Hopson’s vehicle, a 40-year old woman was killed. The victim’s name not released yet.

Hopson is listed in critical condition while the other vehicle’s occupants had minor injuries.

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