Local Man Dies in Motorcycle - Truck Crash

Authorities have identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a collision on Front Beach Road at mid-afternoon Tuesday.

This accident happened on Front Beach Road at Moylan Road near Zooworld around 3:00 p.m.

Thomas Higgins of Panama City Beach was riding through the intersection of Front Beach and Moylan when his motorcycle collided with a plumbing company’s panel van.

Witnesses say Higgins was riding up the middle lane and slammed into the plumbing truck.

The biker was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating.