DeLand man struck, killed while crossing road

Troopers ID victim as Ryan Peterson

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DeLAND, Fla. – A 45-year-old DeLand man was struck and killed Monday night while crossing a road in Volusia County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The FHP said Ryan Peterson died in the wreck, which was reported at 10:05 p.m. at Woodland Boulevard and Grace Street near DeLand.

Troopers said Peterson was crossing Woodland Boulevard, but wasn't in a crosswalk, when he was struck by a 1999 Jeep SUV driven by a 66-year-old Deltona man.

Peterson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was not hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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