FWB Police investigating deadly crash on Highway 98


    Fort Walton Beach crash scene (WEAR-TV)

    A man was killed in a one-car wreck on U.S. Highway 98 in Fort Walton Beach Thursday morning.

    The Cadillac Escalade crashed in front of city hall, between St. Mary Avenue and Cedar Avenue, around 4:45 a.m.

    Police said the driver, 52-year-old Marc Jordan was thrown out and died at the scene.

    His passenger, 33-year-old Stephanie Stoudmire, was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, where she was evaluated and released.

    Police said the initial investigation, including witness testimony, indicates the SUV ran off the road at a high rate of speed, hit the curb, and rolled several times.

    Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Fort Walton Beach Police Department at 850-833-9546 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.


    Original Story:

    Fort Walton Beach Police are investigating a deadly crash on Highway 98.

    It happened just before 5:00 a.m. on Thursday near city hall.

    Police say it was a single-car crash.

    Police have not yet released their report.

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