A local man suffered serious injuries Saturday afternoon when he was run over by a vehicle while sunbathing on Panama City Beach.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Mitchell Gartner was laying face down on the sand south of Gulf Drive when a 1993 Ford Bronco ran over him. The FHP said Timothy Picklo of Panama City Beach was removing a jet ski from the water when the incident occurred.
Gartner, 18, was taken to Gulf Coast Medical Center. Picklo, 38, was cited for careless driving.