Okaloosa Man In Wheelchair Hospitalized After Hit & Run

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. - An Okaloosa County man is recovering in a hospital with serious injuries after an alleged hit and run in Crestview Friday night.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers say David W. Newcomb, 32, of Crestview was traveling in a 
wheelchair east on Stillwell Blvd, when he was struck by a vehicle traveling on the same road and approaching Brentwood Lane.

Troopers say the driver collided onto Newcomb from behind.

Newcomb was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center with serious injuries.

Authorities say the vehicle is described to be in the late 90s or early 2000's White Sedan, and could be possibly missing the front passenger side headlight.


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