One man hit and killed after car crash on Front Beach Road and South Thomas Drive



UPDATE AS OF 12:35 A.M: Panama City Beach officials say the victim was 49-year-old, Panama City Beach local, Gladstone Betty. They tell us that the driver responsible is a 19-year-old female.

Panama City Beach officials responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident on Front Beach Road and South Thomas Drive around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

According to the Panama City Beach Police Department, a Toyota Yaris was traveling east on Front Beach Road. As a van in the left turn lane was making a left onto South Thomas Drive it struck the Toyota Yaris and caused it to spin out and strike a pedestrian who was at the cross walk.

The pedestrian was transported to ascension bay medical where they later succumbed from their injuries sustained from the crash.

Multiple lanes of Front Beach Road were closed at the time.

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