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Pedestrian in West Palm Beach dies after running into oncoming traffic, police say

37-year-old victim killed
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Posted at 8:37 AM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 14:20:32-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A 37-year-old man was killed after he ran into oncoming traffic Wednesday morning in West Palm Beach, police said.

Sgt. David Lefont said the incident occurred around 4:45 a.m. in the 1900 block of Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.

Investigators said the pedestrian ran north to south into traffic and was struck by a gray Hyundai Elantra that was traveling east.

Lefont said the man, later identified as Thomas McKeon, appeared to have been a guest at the nearby Holiday Inn.