Identity Of Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Perry Released [GALLERY]

By: Garin Flowers, Julie Montanaro Email
By: Garin Flowers, Julie Montanaro Email
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By: Julie Montanaro
January 16, 2014, 1:40pm

Perry Police have identified the pedestrian struck and killed on Old Dixie Highway as 20 year old Justin Cruce.

Police Spokesman Jamie Cruse says the driver of the SUV that hit him stopped, called 911 and tried to render aid. But police say a second vehicle, possibly a black truck, hit Cruce in the roadway and left the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Perry Police Department at 850-584-5121 or 850-584-2429, Folks can also send tips to tips@perrypolice.net


By: Julie Montanaro
January 16, 2014, 11am

Tallahassee, Fla. -- A Perry man was struck and killed by a car on the Old Dixie Highway Wednesday night.

A Perry Police spokesman says it happened at about 8 o'clock last night near the intersection of Old Dixie and O'Quinn. It's a two lane highway with a speed limit of 45 miles per hour, he said.

Perry Police spokesman Jamie Cruse says the man had just left a family members home not far away.

Police have not yet released the pedestrian's name or any information about the vehicle that hit him. It's far too early, Cruse said, to know if the driver would face any charges.


By: Garin Flowers
January 16, 2014

A hit and run occurred along Old Dixie Highway S in Perry, FL, and a pedestrian is dead.

A name has not been released since next of kin has not yet been notified.

Old Dixie Highway in Perry, FL can be a dangerous road since there are not many lights along the highway.

A little over a year ago, there was a hit and run just a little north of where this current accident occurred.

More details will be released after the next of kin has been notified.


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