James Phillips of West Palm Beach dies after being struck by a vehicle on N. Military Trail

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - 47-year-old James Phillips of West Palm Beach was walking along N. Military Trail early this morning when he was struck by a vehicle and killed.

The incident occurred at 3:05 am.

A black Toyota pickup truck driven by 55-year-old Earl Haynes of Stone Mountain, Georgia was traveling northbound on N. Military Trail when it struck Phillips approximately 585 feet north of Shiloh Drive.

The area where Phillips was struck was not a designated crosswalk.

There are no street lights in the area, which has minimal ambient lighting from surrounding businesses.

West Palm Beach Fire Department pronounced Phillips deceased at the scene.

At this time no criminal charges are pending and alcohol and drugs are not suspected in this crash.

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