65-year-old struck, killed while crossing highway in Brevard County

Crash happened along U.S. Highway 1 near Broadway Boulevard, troopers said

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A 65-year-old Cocoa Beach man was fatally struck after walking into the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 1 Wednesday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

In a release, troopers said the man walked into the roadway — not in a marked crosswalk — near Broadway Boulevard at about 5:50 p.m., which is when he entered the path of an oncoming truck driving south.

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As a result, the truck struck the 65-year-old, who died at the scene, the release shows. The truck driver was not injured and remained at the scene, troopers said.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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