West Palm Beach, FL (February 15, 2021) - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a car in West Palm Beach on Monday afternoon. The crash took place on Military Trail near Edward Road, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Police say that Adalberto Moron Figueroa was crossing Military Trail in an eastbound direction when he was hit by a car that was driven by Ismary Montes do Oca Albelo. The driver swerved to avoid the crash but struck Figueroa instead. Rescue crews rushed to the scene and attempted life-saving measures but Figueroa was ultimately pronounced dead. The driver remained at the scene following the crash. There is no further information available at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and most sincere condolences to the family of Adalberto Moron Figueroa following this tragic crash in West Palm Beach.
Pedestrian accidents in Florida take place every day. While not all pedestrian crashes will result in injuries, many of them cause serious injuries and even death in the worst-case scenario. The cause of each pedestrian crash will vary but authorities must carefully examine and investigate the scene in order to determine liability for the crash. In some cases, the crash could have been avoided and the driver will be held responsible if their negligent driving behavior led to the accident.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this fatal pedestrian crash in West Palm Beach.
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