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Person hit, killed by car on Southern Boulevard near West Palm Beach

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on Southern Boulevard near West Palm Beach. May 26, 2024.png
Posted at 6:49 AM, Mar 26, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-26 17:30:36-04

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A person was hit by a car and killed early Tuesday morning near West Palm Beach, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said.

The deadly wreck happened just after 5:30 a.m. in the area of Southern Boulevard and Kirk Road near Palm Beach International Airport.

According to a sheriff's office crash report, a 1999 Acura TL driven by a 36-year-old man was driving westbound on Southern Boulevard when an unidentified pedestrian crossed Southern and was struck.

The person was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and a 22-year-old passenger inside the Acura were not hurt.

Aerial video from WPTV Chopper 5 showed multiple Palm Beach County deputies at the scene blocking all westbound lanes of Southern Boulevard near Australian Avenue.

WATCH: Chopper 5 video from crash scene

Person hit by car and killed near West Palm Beach