Fatal accident occurred on County Road 173 in Holmes County.

Florida Highway Patrol reported that a DeFuniak Springs man was killed early Wednesday morning following a single-vehicle crash in Holmes County.

According to a FHP press release, 64-year-old Harvey L. Simmons was traveling south on County Road 173 near Antique Road when he failed to negotiate a right curve at the time of the 2 a.m. crash.

The 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup Simmons was driving traveled across the northbound travel lane and onto the east shoulder of CR 173. After traveling a short distance along the shoulder, the pickup collided with several small trees.

Simmons was pronounced dead at the scene.

FHP noted that Simmons was not wearing a seatbelt and that results of an alcohol test are pending.