Driver Killed When His Vehicle Crashes Off Bob Sikes Fishing Pier

January 26, 2023

The Florida Highway Patrol said a 24-year old man was killed when his vehicle plunged off the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier.

FHP said the man from Malvern Arkansas, was traveling north on the pier, when he failed to observe the end of the pier. His vehicle crashed into a concrete barrier and came to rest at the bottom of the water about 11:30 a.m.

The vehicle with the man’s body inside was recovered Thursday afternoon.

No additional details have been released.


3 Responses to “Driver Killed When His Vehicle Crashes Off Bob Sikes Fishing Pier”

  1. Charlotte R Bates on January 29th, 2023 7:32 pm

    This brought back memories. Back in the late sixties, my uncle committed Suicide by driving off the fishing pier. It was the old bridge they made into a fishing pier after the four lane bridge was built. Praying for the family. BTW, I am not saying this person committed suicide, I’m saying it brought back memories.

  2. Jcellops on January 29th, 2023 11:25 am

    Frankly, this tragic situation doesn’t make sense. 11:30 AM? … I certainly hope that an autopsy was done. Condolences to his family.

  3. Henry Coe on January 26th, 2023 11:24 pm

    Being that vehicles are not allowed on that fishing bridge, why was he able to drive on it?

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