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75-year-old man fatally struck by vehicle in Port St. Lucie

36-year-old driver taken to hospital
A 75-year-old pedestrian was hit and killed by a driver in Port St. Lucie on March 27, 2023.
Posted at 12:37 PM, Mar 27, 2023

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Police in Port St. Lucie said a 75-year-old man was struck and killed by a driver Monday morning.

The crash happened just after 8 a.m. near the intersection of Southwest Community Boulevard and Southwest Westcliffe Lane.

Investigators said a 36-year-old woman, driving a Hyundai Tucson, exited the roundabout and struck the pedestrian in the roadway.

The 75-year-old pedestrian was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

Police said the driver was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation, according to authorities.

The name of the victim has not been released.