Islamorada, FL (September 13, 2019) - A man was killed and his wife suffered serious injuries after they were hit by a vehicle on US 1 in Islamorada. The crash occurred on Wednesday, September 11th.
According to police, 59-year-old Lester Titus and 60-year-old Lynn Titus were crossing US 1 around 9:30 pm when they were struck by a northbound Toyota Corolla. The Corolla was driven by 23-year-old Vernon Amador of Key Largo. Lester Titus was killed at the crash scene while Lynn Titus was taken to Jackson South Medical Center in Kendall with serious injuries. She was listed in stable condition.
US 1 was closed for approximately three hours as officers worked the crash scene. An investigation into the accident is ongoing. At this time, it is not clear whether any charges will be filed.
Our condolences go out to the friends of family of Lester Titus following this horrific pedestrian crash in Islamorada.
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