One dead after car hits pedestrian on W. Highway 98 and Beck Avenue

One dead after traffic crash on W. Hwy 98 and Beck Ave. (MGN)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - On July 19, Panama City Police report a traffic crash involving a 2005 Dodge Caravan and a white male pedestrian on W. Highway 98 and Beck Ave.

Officials say at 11:20 p.m., the Dodge Caravan was driving eastbound on W. Highway 98. They say the pedestrian entered the roadway mid-block in the rain and the driver was unable to avoid him.

According to the police, the pedestrian passed away from his injuries. The crash is still under investigation.

If you have any information about the accident or witnessed it, Panama City Police encourage you to call the department at (850) 872-3100. Also, you can report tips to CrimeStoppers at 850-785-TIPS.

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