Authorities say a LaBelle man was struck and killed by a pickup truck on SR-29 early Saturday morning.
Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened at around 12:30 a.m. and a 58-year-old pedestrian was killed.
Officials said the crash happened near E Road on SR-29 in Hendry County.
According to troopers, the pickup truck was driving south on SR-29 approaching E Road while the man was walking in the southbound lanes when the pickup truck hit the pedestrian. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
FHP said a 32-year-old Felda man was driving the pickup truck with a 5-year-old boy and a 7-year-old boy. No one else was injured.
The crash remains under investigation.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “A pedestrian was killed in this unfortunate accident that happened on E Road on SR-29 in Hendry County. Our condolence goes to the families of the dead pedestrian. Injuries and deaths sustained in an accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day-to-day life.”
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