For Immediate Release
December 7, 2006
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
IN FATAL ACCIDENT IDENTIFIED
A woman struck by a car and killed while trying to cross Highway 98 in
Destin Wednesday night has been identified as 63-year old Mary Kloepfer of
. Investigators with the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office say Kloepfer had
arrived in town Wednesday afternoon.
Kloepfer was trying to cross Highway 98 west of the intersection with
Danny Wuerffel Way
when she was hit by a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle around 8:34 p.m. She was
later pronounced dead at
. Although the investigation is still ongoing, the driver of the SUV is not
expected to face any charges in connection with the accident.