Crash Kills Local Woman

One woman lost her life Wednesday night in a traffic accident on Highway 231 at the intersection of Highway 2301 in Bayou George.

Two separate accidents had occurred within minutes of each other, one in the southbound lanes and the other on the northbound side.

Linda J. Hunt, the driver of one of the vehicles involved, sustained serious injuries and died about an hour later at a local hospital.

One passenger in car suffered minor injuries and is expected to recover.

Panama City police are investigating. Full details of the crash are not yet public.