Pensacola Maritime Park Car Crash Death of Dakota Lane Knott – Obituary
17-year-old Dakota Lane Knott has died in a fatal Pensacola Maritime Park car crash that occurred on Saturday, August 28, 2021. The wreck occurred when Knott lost control of the vehicle and plowed through a fence. The vehicle went over a seawall and wound up in the Pensacola Bay.
All three occupants in the sedan were submerged in the bay water. Knott succumbed to his injuries while two passengers were rescued.
As investigations proceed, police have yet to establish what caused Knott to lose control of the BMW he was driving.