MELBOURNE, Fla. – A 27-year-old Orlando man standing in the middle of a Brevard County highway died after being struck by one car and run over by another, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The man, whose name was not released, was standing in the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 192 near Sweetwater Drive near Melbourne when he was struck by a 2008 Mitsubishi driven by a 26-year-old Kissimmee woman, the FHP said. The man was thrown into another lane and was run over by a 2009 Hyundai driven by a 23-year-old Melbourne man, troopers said.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said.
Neither driver was injured.
It's not known why the man was standing in the road. The FHP said tests will determine if alcohol was in his system.
The crash remains under investigation.
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