Authorities say four people were killed on a Panhandle stretch of Interstate 10 when a pickup crossed the centerline and crashed into their car

The Florida Highway Patrol reported Zubon S. Sims, 22, of Blountstown, was traveling eastbound on I-10 in Jackson County when, for an unknown reason, he lost control of 2002 Chevrolet pickup and ended up traveling in the westbound lanes.

Sims’ pickup collided with the front end of a 2000 Nissan Sentra carrying four DeFuniak Springs residents, FHP reported. The truck rotated into a ditch, while the Sentra rotated counterclockwise and came to a final rest facing west on the south shoulder of I-10.

The DeFuniak Springs residents were all killed in the accident, which happened at Mile Marker 142 about 5:30 a.m., troopers said. The names of the four killed have not been released.

Sims was taken to a local hospital in serious condition, officials added. Charges are pending more investigation, officials said.

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