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Pedestrian Hit By Car in Panama City Beach

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A driver admits to police he was texting on his phone when he struck a pedestrian in Panama City Beach. It happened just after midnight Saturday on US Highway 98 about three-hundred yards east of the intersection with state road 79.

Beach police say Nicholas Kilcoyne was eastbound on 98 when his car hit a man who was crossing the road on foot. Kilcoyne made a u-turn a few blocks away and went back to the scene.

The unidentified pedestrian was taken to bay medical center and is in stable condition.

The driver was cited for texting while driving.