Dakota Lane Knot Obituary – Death, Maritime Park accident victim

Dakota Lane Knot Obituary – Death

Dakota Lane Knot Obituary – Death : The victim of the fatal accident that occurred on Saturday, September 11, 2021 adjacent Maritime Park has been identified by The Pensacola Police Department as 17 year old Dakota Lane Knot. According to reports from the Pensacola Police Department spokeswoman “Officer Brittany Sturgeon”, the accident occurred when Knott drove a BMW sedan through a fence about 11 p.m. at Pensacola’s Maritime Park and over a seawall into the Pensacola Bay.

Two other victims who were passengers in the vehicle together with Knot were immersed in water as the sedan dove into the river. The two passengers were rescued and they survived the crash but Knott unfortunately did not make it.

Cause of Death

The exact cause of Knot’s death has not been officially stated at the time of this publication. We will be sure to update relevant information as the case unfolds.

Funeral arrangement / Visitation

There is no news yet from the family concerning funeral arrangements or visitation time. Nothing prepares a person for the loss of a loved one and so at a dire time like this, we extend our warmest condo

Investigations are still ongoing as authorities (Pensacola Police Department, Traffic Homicide Investigations and Crime Scene unit) are still trying to determine why Knott drove over the Seawall. Maritime Park remained closed to the public between 11 p.m. Saturday and about 4 a.m. Sunday as authorities investigated the crash and worked to remove the vehicle from the bay.