Pedestrian struck, killed in Port Orange

Fatal crash investigated near Ridgewood Avenue and Katherine Street


PORT ORANGE, Fla. – A pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday night in Port Orange, police said.

Julian B. Veyna Jr., 36, died in the crash, which was reported around 7:05 p.m. near Ridgewood Avenue and Katherine Street.

Port Orange police said officers were called to the area after a vehicle struck Veyna, who was taken to Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach and later died, police said.

No one else was injured in the crash, police said.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to Port Orange police at 386-506-5838.

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