Pedestrian struck and killed in Destin
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.