Volusia County, FL (July 16, 2020) - A man was killed in a pedestrian crash that took place in Volusia County on Thursday, July 16th. The crash happened on I-95 near mile marker 273.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the crash scene shortly after the accident occurred. Rescue workers also arrived at the scene. Officials located the pedestrian lying in the roadway. He was later pronounced dead as a result of his injuries. The pedestrian, identified as a 27-year-old man, had just exited a stopped vehicle on I-95. As he left the vehicle, he began walking in the northbound lanes of I-95 when he was struck by a passing car.
There were no additional injuries reported and there is no word on whether charges are expected.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family during this difficult time.
Last year in Florida, there were reports of more than 700 fatal pedestrian accidents. In addition, thousands more were hurt in pedestrian accidents all throughout our state. Both drivers and pedestrians should always be alert while on the roadway. A Florida pedestrian crash can happen in the blink of an eye and the results can be devastating. Police will continue to investigate this Volusia County accident to determine which party was responsible.
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