One dead, four injured in crash

Child restraints and seatbelts save four lives

A Flomaton man was killed and four others were transported to the hospital in a head-on collision last Wednesday afternoon on Highway 31 about five miles west of Flomaton, near the 51 mile marker.

Calvin L. 'Meatball' Johnson, 68, of Flomaton was killed in the Jan. 19 crash about 5:15 p.m.

Reports note that Johnson's 2004 Honda SUV veered into the path of a 2003 pickup truck driven by Brian T. Grant of Atmore. Grant and three passengers, ages 11, 7 and 2 were transported by helicopters to Pensacola hospitals. Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Flomaton Fire Chief Steve Stanton said t...