Pedestrian in Melbourne Dies After Hit-and-Run near South Harbor City Boulevard, Police Seek Suspect in Red Truck
By Space Coast Daily // November 27, 2021
Have a tip? Call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477)
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Melbourne Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run incident involving a pedestrian that happened early Saturday morning near the area of New Haven Avenue and South Harbor City Boulevard.
Police say the incident happened around 2 a.m. when police responded to the report of a person found dead in the area.
When officer arrived on scene, they discovered that the person was a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian killed was on South Harbor City Boulevard between New Haven Avenue and East Strawbridge Avenue when he was struck by a motor vehicle that fled the scene of the crash.
Based upon the preliminary investigation, the vehicle is believed to be a 2007 to 2013 model year, red GMC Sierra, or similar model pickup truck with damage to the front of the vehicle.
The crash is still under investigation.
ABOVE MAP: Melbourne Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run involving a pedestrian that happened early Saturday morning near the area of New Haven Avenue and South Harbor City Boulevard.