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Pedestrian, dog fatally struck by vehicle in Indian River County

Both pronounced dead at the scene
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Posted at 9:31 PM, May 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-01 00:12:09-04

VERO BEACH, Fla. — A pedestrian and a dog were struck and killed by a vehicle in Indian River County Monday evening.

The crash shut down the northbound and southbound lanes of A1A at 920 Highway, near The Dunes community.

According to the Indian River County Sheriff's Office, a driver lost control of a vehicle and struck a man and his dog. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.