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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Local Resident, Rita Eastman Killed in Auto Crash

Crash occurred at McDonalds exit to State Road #71 South
An accident report prepared by Trooper Peterson of the Florida Highway Patrol states that Mrs. Rita Eastman, age 87, of Marianna was killed when she apparently was exiting the McDonalds restaurant south of the truck stop on the Blountstown highway. She pulled into the path of a northbound GMC pick up truck driven by Glenn Brock of Vernon, FL.
The truck hit the driver’s side of the vehicle which pulled out into the path of the oncoming traffic. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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