Accident kills Summerland pedestrian

Twenty-six accidents were reported between last Friday and Sunday evening amid heavy traffic northbound. Most were relatively minor with few injuries. Two, however, involved pedestrians being hit in the lower Keys:

  • 7/28 at 9:09 p.m. – Accident 24.9 mm vehicle hit a pedestrian. Pedestrian transported to Lower Keys Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Northbound lanes of traffic were blocked until just after midnight. FHP investigated.
  • 7/28 at 6:42 a.m. – Accident Boca Chica Bridge.  Vehicle hit a pedestrian. Male victim flown to Ryder Trauma center my Monroe County Trauma Star helicopter. Traffic obstructed southbound until 10:18 a.m. FHP investigated.

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