Pedestrian versus vehicle car accident kills 1

Okaloosa County

NAVARRE, Fla. (WMBB) — A man trying to cross State Road 189 near Carmel Drive Saturday night got hit by a car and died.

The man, 72, was not using the crosswalk as he tried to dart across the road, according to the incident report. A driver traveling north on State Road 189 did not see him and hit the man with the front right corner of his vehicle.

The driver, a 21-year-old resident of Vaparaiso, Fla., was travelling alone and sustained no injuries.

The pedestrian was transported to a hospital with critical injuries and died.

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