Louisiana Teenager Pedestrian Killed in Thomas Drive Crash

By: Joe Moore Twitter: @TV7NewsGuy
By: Joe Moore Twitter: @TV7NewsGuy

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.


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