According to WJHG, 43-year-old James Vinson was struck by a truck on May 17th as he was working next to an arrow board on Thomas Drive in Panama City.
Police Say the driver of the pickup suffered a seizure, failed to merge, and struck Vinson and the arrow board. The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident.
Vinson was remembered by the Bay County Board of County Commissioners as a hard-working employee who was quick to smile and encourage his fellow workers. Grief counseling is being provided to employees affected by Vinson’s death.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSA):