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Daytona, FL - Pedestrian Hit, Killed in Crash on I-4

Daytona, FL (March 1, 2023) - Police in Daytona are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Wednesday morning, March 1st. The crash happened just after midnight in the westbound lanes of Interstate 4 near mile marker 121.

According to a report, a pedestrian was walking in an inside lane of I-4 when he was hit by a westbound car. The pedestrian, who was not identified, died at the crash scene. His identity was not released. Neither the driver of the vehicle nor their passenger was injured in the accident. There were no other vehicles or individuals involved.

The accident remains under investigation at this time. There is no further information available.

Being the victim of a Florida pedestrian crash is an extremely dangerous and vulnerable situation. Pedestrian crashes have a greater than 80% chance of resulting in death or injuries for the victim. Well over half of all Florida pedestrian accidents will end with the pedestrian being hospitalized, and about 500 people will die this year when they are struck by vehicles in Florida. These statistics are certainly sobering and present a clear picture of the dangers faced by pedestrians on our local roadways.

We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the victim following this fatal Daytona pedestrian crash.

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