FHP identifies pedestrian fatally hit by car in Liberty County

Published: Aug. 17, 2017 at 2:54 AM EDT
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By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News

August 17, 2017

LIBERTY CO., Fla. (WCTV) -- A man has died after he was struck by a vehicle that had drifted onto the shoulder of State Road 20 in Liberty County Wednesday night.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 7:23 p.m. on State Road 20 west of NW Dempsey Barron Road.

The crash report states that a pedestrian was walking with the flow of traffic on State Road 20. A driver in a Chevrolet Camaro was traveling eastbound on State Road 20 when they drifted out of the lane, striking the pedestrian with the front of their vehicle.

The pedestrian has been identified as 45-year-old Victor Sandoval Rivera from Plant City, Florida.

The driver of the vehicle and a 2-year-old passenger did not sustain any injuries.

FHP says charges are pending further investigation.

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