NEWS RELEASE                                             

For Immediate Release
December 7, 2006
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
  (850) 651-7420

NO CHARGES EXPECTED IN PEDESTRIAN FATALITY

    A 63-year old woman was killed around 8:34 p.m. Wednesday night as she tried to cross Highway 98 in Destin west of its intersection with Danny Wuerffel Way . Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Investigator Mark Raiche says the victim was walking north and went into the path of a 1989 Chevrolet Sport Utility Vehicle heading east in the left turn lane. Deputies are still trying to locate the victim’s next-of-kin. No charges are expected against the driver of the SUV.

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