Man hit by van dies at hospital
Witnesses say driver ran red light
COCOA, Fla. – A man is in the hospital in critical condition after being struck by a van while he was crossing the street.
The Cocoa Police Department said Nathan WilliamVandegrift, 31, was crossing U.S. 1 at Peachtree Street in Cocoa just after 8 a.m. Saturday.
While in the crosswalk, he was struck by a van traveling south on U.S. 1, police said.
Multiple witnesses said the commercial van ran a red light and hit Vandegrift crossing the street.
Vandegrift died from his injuries at 4:02 p.m. Saturday.
The driver of the van remained and spoke with investigators.
The name of the driver has not been released.
The investigation is ongoing with charges pending.
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