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Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in West Palm Beach; deputies search for driver

Man trying to cross Okeechobee Boulevard when he was struck, deputies say
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Posted at 11:31 AM, Dec 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-12 19:52:40-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is looking for the driver who deputies said left the scene of a fatal crash involving a pedestrian.

The incident happened Monday just after 5 a.m. along Okeechobee Boulevard near Indian Road.

Deputies said the pedestrian attempted to cross Okeechobee Boulevard from the center median, when a car traveling eastbound on the boulevard struck the man.

The driver left the scene and continued driving eastbound on Okeechobee Boulevard.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Anyone with information regarding the crash, vehicle or driver is urged to contact Investigator Scott Levey at 561-681-4537 or email