Sheriff's Office seeks next of kin in fatal pedestrian accident in Lake Worth

A man who was critically injured in an April crash in Lake Worth has died. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is looking for the man's next of kin.

The accident happened on April 27th on Dixie Highway near 7th Avenue South. For unknown reasons, the pedestrian attempted to cross South Dixie Highway and walked into the path oncoming traffic. The man was critically injured. On Thursday May 29th, the 59-year-old man was pronounced deceased at Delray Medical Center.

The man's identity has not been verified but deputies believe his name to be Juan Nicholas. They believe he lived near the area where he was struck but have been unable to reach any family or next of kin for the man.

Anyone who may have information on his family is requested to call Investigator Julio Languasco at the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office at (561)688-459.


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