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West Palm Beach, FL – Pedestrian Killed in Fatal Crash

West Palm Beach, FL (May 10, 2020) – A fatal pedestrian accident took place in West Palm Beach this past Friday that took the life of one individual who remains unidentified.

The collision occurred at Okeechobee Boulevard near the intersection with Meridian Road just before 10:00 p.m. on Friday, May 8th.

Authorities responded to the scene of the accident and found one man lying in the roadway. He was pronounced deceased shortly after police arrived.

No further information is available at this time. 

An investigation into the crash and its circumstances will continue.

We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim during this difficult time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Florida

West Palm Beach, FL - Pedestrian Killed in Fatal Crash It is estimated that over 90 people are killed per day in auto accidents in the United States. Approximately ten percent of those deaths occur in Florida, about 9 people per day. 

On average, about 3,000 individuals lose their lives yearly in auto collisions in Florida, which is also about ten percent of the National average. In relation to pedestrian deaths in Florida, the Sunshine State sees over 5,000 per year, putting it at the top of the list for most dangerous states for pedestrians in the US. 

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