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Atmore man killed after medical emergency sends rig crashing into building

Although the victim has not been identified, the Florida Highway Patrol reported this evening (Tuesday, April 6) that an Atmore man was killed around 5:10 p.m. today in a single-vehicle mishap near Marianna, Fla.

According to the FHP report, the 52-year-old victim was driving a tractor-trailer rig in a rock mine off Vermont Road when he apparently suffered some type of medical emergency and his truck crashed into a building.

The man was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Jackson County Fire-Rescue also responded to the fatal accident.

More details will be posted to this site as they become available.