More information released on fatal wreck in Panama City Beach

Published 07/27 2016 11:36AM

Updated 07/27 2016 11:36AM

The Florida Highway Patrol has released more information about a fatal wreck that occurred Monday night.

John Palmer Emmett, 37, of Panama City Beach was driving a 2003 GMC Envoy on Magnolia Beach Road at a high rate of speed when he veered left and the vehicle left the roadway, troopers wrote in a news release.

The vehicle collided with a utility pole, hit another structure and overturned. Emmett was killed in the crash. His passenger, Ashlyn Katrine Holt, 33, was seriously injured. 

The crash remains under investigation. 


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