Wewahitchka man dies in hit and run motorcycle crash

Gulf County

GULF COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 21-year-old man from Wewahitchka, died after he was hit head-on by a pick-up truck while riding his motorcycle.

It happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 98, just west of Flat Water Street near the Windmark area.

Troopers said the driver of the pick-up truck was traveling the wrong way in the westbound lane of Highway 98 when it collided with the motorcycle.

Troopers said the driver of the pick-up truck fled the scene. Troopers have not yet said whether the driver was located or if the driver is facing charges.

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