PANAMA CITY — A vehicle wreck in Panama City late Friday night resulted in the death of a driver from Port St. Joe.
Aaron Lynn Whitfield, 55, died after his vehicle collided with another car driven by Apalachicola resident Johnnie Lee Chambers on U.S. 98 west of Research Road at 10:50 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Whitfield was traveling west while Chambers, 73, was going east.
Whitfield failed to maintain a single lane and crossed the center line into the eastbound lane which resulted in the crash, FHP reported. Chambers sustained serious injuries while his passenger Diane Mary Chambers, also 73 and from Apalachicola, had critical injuries. Both were taken to a local hospital.
Charges and whether alcohol was involved are pending, according to FHP.