Pedestrian run over, killed in DeLand, officials say

FHP: Pedestrian attempting to cross road was not in crosswalk or intersection

DeLAND, Fla. - A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle and run over by another Thursday evening in DeLand, officials said.

The crash happened at 6:40 p.m. near Woodland Boulevard and Deerfoot Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

A Honda vehicle and a Kia vehicle were heading north on Woodland Boulevard. Officials said a male pedestrian was attempting to cross Woodland Boulevard and was not in a crosswalk or intersection.

The Honda vehicle attempted to avoid the pedestrian by changing lanes, officials said. The front, right of the Honda struck the pedestrian.

Officials said the Kia vehicle was unable to avoid the pedestrian and ran over him.

The pedestrian, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

Traffic homicide investigators were at the scene Thursday evening. DeLand police said the northbound lanes of Woodland Boulevard were shut down and traffic was being rerouted.

The crash remains under investigation, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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