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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

A pedestrian hit and killed in Alachua on Highway 441

The crash occurred at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday


A 47-year-old man was killed in a crash in Alachua around midnight Thursday after being hit by a car. 

According to a Florida Highway Patrol press release, a 38-year-old man was driving south on Highway 441 at around 12:30 a.m. and drove toward Northwest 147th Drive while a pedestrian walked in the left southbound lane of the road. 

The front of the sedan hit the pedestrian, according to the release. Alachua County Fire Rescue arrived and declared the mandead. 

Riordan said FHP is looking into the crash as two different investigations: a state traffic crash investigation and a traffic homicide investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Anna Wilder

Anna Wilder is a second-year journalism major and the criminal justice reporter. She's from Melbourne, Florida, and she enjoys being outdoors or playing the viola when she's not writing. 

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