Panama City Beach Hit and Run

Police are searching for a hit and run driver who killed a man early Saturday morning on Back Beach Road near Dolphin Drive, not far from Phillips Inlet.

Killed was 54-year-old Dwayne R. Harless. He was standing in the westbound lanes at the time.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a vehicle, identified only as a Ford, struck the man, skidded to a stop and the drove off.

A short while later a truck ran over Harless. The driver, Floyd K. Everitt, stopped on the shoulder of the road.

Troopers say a car directly behind the truck also hit Harless but then left the scene. This car was described as a late model Chysler, white or silver in color.

The investigation is ongoing.


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