A Fountain man lost his life in a single vehicle crash in Calhoun County last Wednesday night.
Dean Alan Barnes, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Barnes was behind the wheel of a 2001 Lincoln traveling south on CR 167 around 11:15 p.m. when he lost control just a half mile north of CR 274, went off the east side of the roadway and struck two pine trees.
The accident remains under investigation by Cpl. R. Bailey of the FHP.
The story to follow details what happened when authorities were working the crash scene.