Cyclist hurt, Milton man charged in Pensacola Beach crash

Northwest Florida

A man bicyclist from Gulf Breeze is critically hurt in a crash in Pensacola Beach Saturday evening.  According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 7:15 near the intersection of Pensacola Beach Road and Quietwater Beach Road.  A pickup truck collides with a bicycle.  The cyclist, 67-year-old James Rockett was taken to Baptist Hospital with critical injuries.  The report indicates the driver of the pickup faces charges for felony hit and run and drug possession.  20-year-old Jason Floyd Jr. of Milton was charged with felony hit and run and possession of a controlled substance according to the FHP report.  

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