The accident occurred around 6:15 p.m. near 172 Harbor Blvd., according to a press release from the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.

DESTIN — A man was killed Friday night while trying to cross U.S. Highway 98 in Destin, authorities say.


The accident occurred around 6:15 p.m. near 172 Harbor Blvd., according to a press release from the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.


The man, who is believed to have been in his mid-20s, was struck and killed by an eastbound vehicle while trying to cross the road in a non-crosswalk area.


Multiple witnesses saw the accident.


The man’s identity has not yet been released.