Circuit Judge John Simon April 16 sentenced 38-year-old Ryan Foy Carter of Gulf Breeze to 10 years in prison followed by 10 years of probation for one count of leaving the scene of a crash involving a death. According to State Attorney Bill Eddins office, Carter pleaded no contest to the charge Feb. 10, 2014.
According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Carter was driving on Highway 98 near East Bay Boulevard July 16, 2013, when he struck 61-year-old Roger Gallan, Sr., who was walking on the shoulder of the roadway. Gallan died July 20, 2013 from injuries sustained during the accident.
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