Pedestrian, 75, Dies After Hit by Pickup Truck on US-1 in Sharpes
By Space Coast Daily // July 27, 2022
crash happened around 5:22 a.m.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – A 75-year-old pedestrian has died on Wednesday after he was a hit by a vehicle on US-1 near Canaveral Groves Blvd. in Sharpes.
Authorities say a 2016 Dodge Ram, driven by a 66-year-old man from Mims, was traveling southbound on US-1 when the pedestrian attempted to cross US-1 in a non-marked crosswalk area.
As a result, the pedestrian was struck by the truck and died at the scene, state troopers say.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was cooperating in the investigation.
The pedestrian has been identified as 7-year-old man from West Palm Beach.
The crash remains under investigation.
ABOVE MAP: A 75-year-old pedestrian has died on Wednesday after he was a hit by a vehicle on US-1 near Canaveral Groves Blvd. in Sharpes.