PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — An 11-year-old who evacuated with his family from Hurricane Ian died Thursday after falling from a balcony, Panama City Beach Police said.
The boy fell at about 1:20 pm from the 19th floor of Sterling Reef Resort on Front Beach Road, they added. Foul play is not suspected in the incident, police said. The family left Jacksonville to stay safe from the storm, officials said.
The child’s death remains under investigation.