UPDATED: 16 Year Old Flees Scene Of Fatal AccidentMarty Bowden
Posted by: Marty Bowden
Date: Sep 11 2012 8:56 PM
Santa Rosa County, Florida: Ricky Shane Weldon, 20, of Milton, Florida was walking in the center of the northbound lane of Farm Life Road. A 1985 Ford F-150 was traveling northbound on Farm Life Road. The front of the Ford struck Weldon. Weldon was then laying prone in the southbound lane on Farm Life Road. The Ford F-150 fled the scene of the crash. A 2001 GMC Sierra was traveling southbound on Farm Life Road. The underside of the Sierra struck Weldon, again, causing no damage to the Sierra. Weldon was then drug approximately 25 feet before coming to a stop. Ricky Shane Weldon, 20, of Milton, Florida died as a result of his injuries. Robert William Chapman, 16, of Milton, Florida, is reported to have fled the scene of the crash. Charges are pending in the investigation of this crash.
UPDATED: Robert William Chapman turned himself in to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Highway Patrol two hours after the crash. Chapman was subsequently arrested for leaving the scene with a death and was delivered to the Juvenile Justice Center in Pensacola, Florida.