Fatal collision occurred on U.S. Highway 98 near the intersection of Indian Bayou Trail.
DESTIN — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car about 8:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 98 near the intersection of Indian Bayou Trail, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.
George Rebert, 47, was crossing U.S. 98 when a woman heading west struck him, a press release from the Sheriff's Office said.
Rebert, who had no known address, was taken to the Destin Emergency Room, where he was pronounced dead.
Traffic was rerouted to Commons Drive West while sheriff's deputies investigated the accident. The driver stayed at the crash site to assist with the investigation.
Friday's accident was the second pedestrian traffic fatality on U.S. 98 in Destin in three weeks. The investigation was continuing Saturday.