PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla A pedestrian died at midnight this morning in a traffic crash on South Thomas Drive on Panama City Beach near the Boardwalk..
Police got the call two minutes after midnight when a SUV drove onto the sidewalk, crashed into a utility pole and the struck the pedestrian.
Police say the critically injured pedestrian, 17 year old Mark Garrard Robertson of Opelousas, La., was taken to Bay Medical/ Sacred Heart where he died about 1:45 AM.
The SUV driver was identified as Ms. Lee Creary, 50, was treated at the hospital for minor injuries. She was then booked into the Bay County Jail on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance. Additional charges are pending.