Fatal Accident on Cape San Blas Beach

GULF COUNTY-- One man is dead, another hospitalized after a single vehicle crash in Gulf County.

It happened about 3:00 Thursday morning on Cape San Blas Beach.

State Troopers say 28 year old Christopher Lee Burke, of Apalachicola, was driving an SUV on the beach, when he lost control of it and flipped it into the gulf.

Burke died at the scene.

His passenger, 28 year old Keith Daniel Kelley of Panama City was seriously injured.

He's being treated at Bay Medical Sacred Heart Hospital.

Troopers say neither man was wearing a seat belt.

The crash is still under investigation.