Sunday, July 29, 2012

Pedestrian Killed In Merritt Island

MERRITT ISLAND, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that a pedestrian was struck and killed on State Road 3 (Courtney Parkway) in Merritt Island, Florida around 8:50 p.m. last night. 


The pedestrian was crossing State Road 3 near Spruce Avenue while a 2012 Toyota Scion, driven by Colett Daignault of Merritt Island, was traveling northbound on State Road 3.  FHP says that the pedestrian walked into the path of the Scion. The pedestrian has yet-to-be-identified pending next-of-kin notification.


FHP says that alcohol was not a factor as to Daignault who was also wearing her seat belt.  However, FHP is still investigating whether the accident was alcohol related as to the pedestrian.