PANAMA CITY BEACH UPDATE: October 6, 9:12 a.m.
Florida Highway Patrol has released the name of the good Samaritan who was struck and killed while helping to remove fallen debris Monday on Back Beach Road.
53-year-old Solja Anta Diop from Marianna had pulled his concrete truck over after another vehicle had dropped a load of interior doors in the road. FHP says he was wearing a reflective vest and had placed reflective cones on the road.
After successfully removing the debris, Diop was retrieving the reflective cones. According to FHP, that's when 31-year-old William Brandon Culpepper struck both Diop and his truck on the inside lane of Back Beach Road. Culpepper had a 15-year-old passenger in his truck, who was taken to Jackson Hospital with minor injuries.
Culpepper is facing charges of DUI manslaughter and careless driving. Diop was pronounced dead at the scene.
One person is dead after a wreck involving a good Samaritan.
It happened just after 7 p.m. Monday.
Police tell us the driver of a concrete truck had stopped to help block traffic after seeing doors in the westbound lanes of Back Beach Road just west of Allison Avenue in Panama City Beach.
Investigators say the doors were being towed on a trailer and had fallen off.
Police say the driver of the concrete truck was beside his vehicle when a third truck hit him. The impact killed the driver of the concrete truck.
Florida Highway Patrol is investigating. The victim's name hasn't been released.