FSU Student Accused of Fatal Hit and Run in Panama City

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The Panama City Beach Police Department is currently investigating a car crash which occurred on Front Beach Road. Police say a 2004 Infinity car, driven by 21 year old Christopher Manikowski was eastbound on Front Beach Road, in the area of the Long Beach Resort.

Harley Davidson Reed of Panama City Beach and Kory Wayne McDonnell of Panama City Beach, were hit by the Infinity while they were crossing the road.

McDonnell sustained minor injuries. Reed died as a result of the crash.

Police say Manikowski then fled the scene, but was apprehended a short time later and charged with Leaving the Scene involving a death. Police believe alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this crash.