Pedestrian walking across I-95 struck, killed in Volusia County

Fatal crash investigated near Granada Boulevard

Crash on I-95 in Volusia County (Copyright 2023 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday night while crossing Interstate 95 in Volusia County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck happened around 8:30 p.m. on I-95 south near Granada Boulevard.

According to FHP, a 24-year-old Michigan man was driving a 2022 Toyota Camry south in the center lane of I-95 when the pedestrian, identified only as a male, walked across the interstate and into the direct path of the car.

The Camry struck the pedestrian, who died at the scene, the FHP said.

It’s not known why the pedestrian was walking across I-95.

The driver was not injured, but his passenger, a 25-year-old Michigan woman, was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach with minor injuries, an FHP crash report stated. Both were wearing their seat belts, the report said.

Two southbound lanes were blocked in the area after the crash, but I-95 was later reopened.

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