Brevard County, FL (January 13, 2021) - A pedestrian was killed as he tried to cross State Road 520 in Brevard County on Tuesday evening. The crash took place around 11:00 p.m. near the intersection with Lime Street.
The male pedestrian, who has not been identified at this time, was crossing when he was hit by a Toyota Camry in the left lane of the roadways. The man landed in the right lane and was struck a second time by a Kia Sorrento. The drivers of both vehicles stopped at the scene and spoke with authorities. The pedestrian died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained. Neither of the drivers were hurt in the crash.
The accident is under investigation and there is no word on potential charges at this time.
Florida pedestrian accidents take place multiple times per day. According to statistics, there are about two fatal pedestrian accidents each day across our state. Pedestrian crashes are likely to be more serious in nature than other types of accidents as pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to being seriously hurt or killed when they are involved in a crash.
Our condolences go out to the victim's family following this pedestrian accident in Brevard County.
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