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Pedestrian killed while crossing road in Okaloosa County

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) - A Florida man was crossing the road when he was fatally hit by a car in the early morning hours Sunday.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, at 12:03 a.m., 46-year-old Troy Edward Walter from Navarre, was crossing at the intersection of US-98 and Wynnhaven Beach Road.

FHP officials say the vehicle that hit Walter, a 2004 Ford Expedition, was traveling east on US-98 approaching Wynnhaven Beach Road when the front right corner hit Walter.

Walter died from his injuries, the report states.

The report says alcohol was not related to the accident.

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