Male pedestrian killed in West Palm Beach hit-and-run crash

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – A 54-year-old man was fatally struck by a speeding driver at the intersection of eastbound Forest Hill Boulevard and northbound Military Trail who failed to render aid and fled the scene before 8:30 p.m. Sunday. 

According to WPTV, the pedestrian, later identified as 54-year-old Ramon Alonso-Castellon, was killed at the scene. The hit-and-run suspect, who was found, was identified as 26-year-old Juan Luis Valladares. 

Valladres told officials that the vehicle he drove – the 2023 Dodge Charger – was stolen. He and the passenger with him appear to have been harmed. As of now, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has not revealed pending charges. 

The West Palm Beach car accident lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : May 25, 2023

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