Pedestrian fatally struck by St. Lucie Co. deputy in Port St. Lucie
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – A woman was killed when she was hit by a St. Lucie County Deputy shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday.
The woman was struck as she crossed U.S. Highway 1 at Crosstown Parkway, according to WPTV.
Video footage from a nearby building showed that the 26-year-old deputy stopped in the middle of the highway, got out of the vehicle, and walked back toward the intersection.
Emergency responders pronounced the pedestrian, an unidentified 27-year-old woman, dead at the scene.
More updates will be posted upon confirmation from officials.
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