Traffic alert: Pedestrian fatally struck on I-95 in Volusia County, all lanes blocked, troopers say

EDGEWATER, Fla. — Troopers are investigating after they said a man was fatally struck in the southbound lanes of I-95 in Volusia County, forcing officials to shut down all the lanes.

Just before 5:30 a.m., officials said a 37-year-old man was standing in the middle of the lanes when he was hit by a car.

Troopers said the driver was unable to avoid the man.

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It’s not known why the man was standing in the road.

The crash remains under investigation.

All lanes before Indian River Boulevard remain shut down in Edgewater.

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The lanes could be shut down for a few hours.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.