Brevard County

Pedestrian killed crossing near busy Brevard County intersection, police say

MELBOURNE, Fla. — 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.


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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