Havana Man Struck and Killed Crossing Street

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

Havana, FL - A man was killed around 11pm last night when he was struck by a pick-up truck.

Florida Highway Patrol says it happened along US Highway 27 in Havana. The truck was traveling Northbound when 22 year old Martin Islas-Ponce of Havana tried to cross the northbound lanes of US 27 on foot and entered the path of the truck. Islas-Ponce was hit and thrown into the median.

The driver of the truck, 50 year old Van Johnson of Quincy, did stop. And was not charged.
Islas-Ponce was pronounced dead on scene.

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