John Docherty Died. The Tragic Collision Happened in Escambia County

In a terrible occurrence on Saturday afternoon, a 48-year-old Cantonment man named John Docherty died, and two others were injured in a horrific wreck in Escambia County. The community is left to grieve the loss of one person while hoping for the quick recovery of others injured in this sad incident.

The Tragic Collision:

On Saturday afternoon, at about 12:28 p.m., a fatal collision happened at the intersection of Beverly Parkway and Pipeline Road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, three pickup vehicles collided, killing a 42-year-old Cantonment man named John Docherty. The incident began when a Nissan driving east on Beverly Parkway crossed the center turn lane, encroaching on the path of a westbound Ford pickup truck. To avoid a straight collision, the Ford swerved, causing sideswipe damage. However, the Nissan proceeded on its path, crossing into oncoming lanes before crashing with a Dodge Ram pickup truck. The impact was severe, and the Nissan and the Ram finally rested on the road.

How did John Docherty Die?

Despite emergency response attempts, John Docherty, the Nissan’s driver, died from his injuries in the incident and was pronounced dead on the spot. In addition to the unfortunate death of 42-year-old John Docherty, the crash at Beverly Parkway and Pipeline Road injured others to varied degrees. The 68-year-old occupant of the Ram pickup vehicle, described as a Milton male, was taken to the hospital with severe injuries. The amount and nature of his injuries are being constantly examined as medical experts care for and assess him.

Tributes to John Docherty:

John Docherty, a dedicated Tyre Technician/Mechanic at Vannoy’s Tyres Inc. Tyre Pros and a former Mechanic at High Power Automotive, LLC, has made a lasting impression on the community through hard work and dedication. Docherty, known for his automotive expertise, was a dependable figure for friends and family, always willing to provide a hand when needed. The news of his terrible death has sent shockwaves throughout the community, as he was not just a brilliant professional but also a caring person. Docherty’s colleagues and acquaintances remember him for his unfailing support and eagerness to help others inside and outside the office.

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