Fatal Car Wreck

One person is dead this morning after an accident near Panama City Beach early yesterday (Monday).

The head-on collision happened on Highway 79 between Back Beach Road and West Bay.

Florida Troopers say the driver of a Cadillac was heading North when another car heading South swerved into her lane and hit head on.

The driver of the Cadillac, 68-year-old Erna Dean Edwards of Oxford, Alabama was killed instantly.

The other driver, 18-year-old Anthony Attaway of Altha, Florida was thrown from his car and remains in critical condition.

Three other people in the Cadillac were injured, but their injuries are not life-threatening.