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Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach

Photo of an Ambulance on the Road at Night

Panama City Beach , FL. (WDNews) One person is dead after being hit by a car on Thomas Drive late Tuesday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP).

The accident occurred just after 11:00 p.m. FHP reports that a woman was driving northbound on Thomas Drive when a pedestrian attempted to cross the road from the east side.

Troopers say the pedestrian walked into the outside lane, where the driver was unable to avoid hitting them. The individual died at the scene.

FHP is still working to notify the next of kin. Further details about the incident and the identities involved have not been released at this time.