Daytona Beach, FL (September 15, 2020) - An elderly woman was killed when she was struck by a car in Daytona Beach on Monday. The crash happened along U.S. 1 near South Ridgewood Avenue and Magnolia Avenue.
Police say that the woman was crossing the road when she was hit by a silver Dodge Ram that was making a right turn. When rescue crews arrived at the scene, they found the woman lying in the roadway with a serious head injury. She was in a crosswalk when she was struck according to police. The victim was later taken to Halifax Medical Center where she later died from her injuries. She has not been identified at this time.
The driver remained at the scene following the crash and cooperated with authorities. There is no word on whether charges are expected and no further information is available at this time.
Florida pedestrian accidents can result in serious and even fatal injuries for victims. When a pedestrian crash takes place, police must carefully investigate the crash scene in order to determine the cause of the accident and who should be held responsible. Each year, about 700 pedestrians will tragically lose their lives in pedestrian accidents across our state.
We would like to extend our condolences to the victim's family following this tragic accident in Daytona Beach.
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