A Jackson County Sheriff’s Office deputy struck a pedestrian early Thursday morning who was situated in the travel lane of U.S. 90 (State Road 10) near its intersection with Gause Drive in Marianna, the impact seriously injuring the individual, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.
Officials say Lt. Quinton S. Hollis was driving westbound in an unmarked 2019 Tahoe SUV patrol vehicle around 3:20 a.m. and was in the inside lane when he struck the pedestrian, who according to FHP, was “located in the inside lane on SR-10 near the yellow-painted fog line” and “was wearing dark-colored clothing and was improperly located in the roadway and in front of (the) vehicle.”
After impact, the pedestrian was propelled into the median, where he came to final rest. He was identified as Kevionte M. Webb, 19, of Tallahassee. He was taken to Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama for treatment of serious injuries, authorities report. Officials say Hollis immediately returned to the area of impact on realizing he’d struck something in the roadway.