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Car Strikes and Kills a Melbourne Pedestrian on Merritt Island, Florida

December 22, 2021

FLORIDA - A news article published on reports that a 41-year-old man from Melbourne, Florida, was tragically hit and killed by a car.*

The victim was struck as he tried to cross the street while using a crosswalk.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the fatal collision happened at approximately 11 PM last Saturday at the intersection of Richland Avenue and Courtenay Parkway.

Accident investigators reported that a 20-year-old man from Melbourne was driving in a car and was heading north on Courtenay Parkway.  The victim was walking in a designated crosswalk when the front of the car hit the pedestrian.

The victim was transported to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, where he was tragically declared deceased.  The driver of the sedan was not harmed in the collision.  The Florida Highway Patrol did not reveal the name of the victim or the driver.  The fatal pedestrian accident is currently under investigation.  There was no report of criminal charges being filed in the incident. 

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