Wiregrass Daily News Logo

Tragic Incident: Tourist Drowns off Panama City Beach

A tourist lost their life in a drowning incident off the coast of Panama City Beach on Wednesday afternoon.

The unfortunate event occurred behind Ocean Villa, a condo situated at 10625 Front Beach Road. This incident marks the first beach drowning of the year in Panama City Beach, according to city officials.

The victim’s identity remains unconfirmed by the authorities, pending further investigation. However, it is reported  that the individual is from Ohio.

The drowning incident unfolded around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, transpiring under single red-flag conditions, signaling potentially hazardous swimming conditions.

Our hearts go out to the victim’s family and loved ones during this difficult time.

SHARE