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Pedestrian seriously injured after walking into path of truck on Saturday

Posted at 5:48 PM, Sep 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-27 17:48:54-04

A man was seriously injured when he walked in front of a vehicle driving down Forest Hill Boulevard on Saturday.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says David Purkiss, 35, was walking down Forest Hill Boulevard on Saturday at 3:24 p.m. when he improperly traveled into the path of an approaching 2005 GMC box truck without warning.

Purkiss was transported to a local hospital following the impact.

He suffered serious injuries.