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SR 20 collision claims life of 47-year-old Blountstown man

A small van driven by a 47-year-old Blountstown man collided with a delivery truck on State Road 20 west of Blountstown Friday afternoon shortly after 1:00 p.m.    The driver of the delivery truck was a 26-year-old Dothan, Alabama man.  The accident claimed the life of the Blountstown man.  The Dothan man received minor injuries.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, the van was eastbound and the truck was westbound.  The van reportedly crossed the double solid center line and into the westbound lane.  The truck’s left front collided with the van’s left front.  The van came to final rest in the eastbound lane facing south.  After the impact, the truck traveled onto the north shoulder where it came to final rest facing southwest, partially in the westbound lane.  The Florida Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, Calhoun County EMS, Blountstown Fire Department and Westside Fire Department.

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