Okaloosa County, FL (November 4, 2018) - The pedestrian killed in a crash on Thursday, November 1st in Okaloosa County has been identified.
Police say that 22-year-old Alexander Monreal of Texas was walking east on Highway 98 Thursday evening. Monreal was walking in the right lane of the highway. At the same time, a car also traveling eastbound struck Monreal as he stood in the roadway. Monreal was rushed to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.
The driver involved in the crash has not been identified. There is no word on whether any charges will be issued.
About two pedestrians are killed each day in Florida. A fatal pedestrian accident often occurs at night or at times when visibility is poor. The driver or the pedestrian may also be distracted, impaired or other factors which result in the crash occurring. Any time a pedestrian accident occurs, police will undertake a complete investigation to determine the cause and responsibility for the crash.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys understand these events and their very serious aftermath. If you or a loved one has been affected by a pedestrian crash, we may be able to help recover compensation for the injuries. We offer free consultations and are available 24/7. To speak with an attorney, call 1-800 FL-Legal.
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