Fort Walton Beach Police Department seeking witnesses of fatal car crash

The Fort Walton Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation of a fatal crash that occurred August 30, 2019, on Hollywood Boulevard near Chicago Avenue.

The department is looking for witnesses of the crash. If you witnessed the crash or have information about the crash, please contact Cpl. Kendra Stalls at ‪(850) 833-9546 with the Fort Walton Beach Police Department.

Original Report

On August 30, 2019, at 6:39 p.m., the Fort Walton Beach Police Department responded to a traffic crash on Hollywood Boulevard near Chicago Avenue.

The investigation revealed that a 2012 Chevy SUV was making a left turn onto Hollywood Boulevard from Chicago Avenue and struck a 2018 Toyota sedan traveling west on Hollywood Boulevard.

The driver of the Toyota, Carrie Lee Preston (77) of Fort Walton Beach, veered into the median and struck a tree. Preston was transported to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Chevy SUV, Julie Glover (49), was arrested for Driving While License Suspended.

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