Man Killed in Merritt Island Pedestrian Accident on State Road 520
Merritt Island, Florida (February 10, 2018) – A man was fatally injured in an accident where a vehicle struck him on Friday night in Merritt Island, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at around 8:30 p.m. Friday, February 9, at the intersection of State Road 520 and Newfound Harbour Drive.
Troopers said the pedestrian was attempting to cross SR 520 from the north side to the south when he was hit by a Nissan, driven eastbound by Vanessa Suarez, 24, of Merritt Island.
The victim, a 55-year-old man, was taken to Cape Canaveral Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Details on the identity of the victim were not released.
The FHP is carrying out an investigation into the incident.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
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