Grady Payne Struck and Killed by Vehicle on State Road 77 in Washington County
Washington County, Florida (January 28, 2018) – A 78-year-old Chipley man was killed in an accident where he was struck by a vehicle on Thursday night in Washington County, according to FHP.
The accident happened at the intersection of State Road 77 and the Grassy Pond Road.
Troopers said Encarnacion Burch, 39, of Marianna was driving a 2007 Suzuki Swift southbound on State Road 77 approaching the Grassy Pond Road intersection when she struck a man who was attempting to cross the road.
Troopers said Burch had made an attempt to drift sideways to avoid a crash but was unsuccessful.
The pedestrian, Grady Payne, 78, of Chipley, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Burch and her passenger were unhurt.
The crash remains under investigation.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
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