Pedestrian fatally struck on I-95 in central Florida

November 19, 2021 GMT

VIERRA, Fla. (AP) — A 61-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 95 early Friday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened near Vierra in Brevard County sometime after 6 a.m. Friday, the agency said in a news release.

Investigators aren’t sure whether the woman was walking along the highway or just standing there when the northbound vehicle struck her. Her body was in the paved median next to a guardrail when troopers arrived at the scene.

An investigation is continuing.