Pedestrian killed crossing near busy Brevard County intersection, police say
An investigation is underway in Brevard County after a pedestrian was hit and killed on Friday, police say.
Officers responded to a crash involving an SUV and a pedestrian near the intersection of Sarno Road and North Wickham Road in Melbourne.
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When police arrived, they located a pedestrian suffering from life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash. The man was transported to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Investigators said a Chevrolet Equinox was traveling eastbound on Sarno Road and while attempting to pass another vehicle hit the pedestrian who was attempting to run across the street.
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Police said impairment by drugs or alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash on part of the driver.
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The crash remains under investigation.
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