Satellite Beach, FL (January 25, 2021) - A 74-year-old man from Satellite Beach died in a pedestrian crash over the weekend. The collision happened around 10:22 p.m. on State Road A1A near Park Avenue in Satellite Beach.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the accident. According to troopers, the man was walking along the highway when he was hit by an SUV driven by a 37-year-old man from Melbourne. The pedestrian was treated at the scene before being taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The SUV driver was not injured in the crash and there were no other individuals involved.
There is no word on charges at this time. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
Fatal pedestrian accidents in Florida occur about two times per day. When a pedestrian accident happens, police must undertake a careful investigation of the crash scene in order to determine exactly how the accident took place and who should be held liable. Sadly, many Florida pedestrian accidents result in death or serious injuries for innocent victims, and the crashes themselves could have been avoided if drivers exercised the appropriate amount of caution.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this pedestrian crash in Satellite Beach.
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