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Two men victims of double-fatal motorcycle crash in DeFuniak Springs

Nick Tomecek
Northwest Florida Daily News

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — A 25-year-old Navarre man and a 54-year-old DeFuniak Springs man were killed in a crash Sunday while riding their motorcycles.

According to a press release from the Florida Highway Patrol, both men were riding side-by-side westbound on U.S. Highway 90 near the intersection of Walden Road. 

Two motorcyclists were killed in DeFuniak Springs on Sunday.

An SUV, driven by a 50-year-old Fort Walton Beach woman and her 16-year-old passenger, was traveling eastbound and made a turn onto Walden Road as the motorcycles were approaching. She failed to yield to the oncoming motorcycles, FHP said.

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Both motorcycles collided with the passenger side of the SUV, pushing it off the road.

The drivers of the motorcycles were pronounced dead on the scene. They were not wearing helmets, according to FHP.

Charges are pending further investigation.