Multiple agencies respond to fatal accident on Highway 77

Bay County

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — One person is dead after a motorcycle accident near the intersection of Highway 77 and E. State Road 388, according to officials on scene.

According to Florida Highway Patrol Troopers, they responded to the call in the overnight hours on Friday. Other agencies including the Bay County Sheriff’s Office and Bay County Fire Rescue were also on scene.

Troopers said the incident was a motorcycle versus vehicle accident resulting in a fatality.

Traffic was rerouted from Highway 77 down E. Hwy. 388 to Blue Springs Road as of early Saturday morning.

Officals say the accident involved 3 vehicles, a motorcycle and two pick-up trucks.

Authorities said the accident happened when the motorcyclist struck the back end of a pick-up truck causing him to be thrown off his motorcycle.

Little details are known about what caused the motorcyclist to strike the vehicle.

Authorities identified the motorcyclist as a 56- year-old Panama City man. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The second pick-up truck changed lanes in the process, and collided with the first pick-up truck.

No passengers in either pick-up truck were injured.

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