EAST NAPLES — A man was killed Wednesday night after he walked in front of a pickup on Collier Boulevard between Davis Boulevard and Rattlesnake Hammock Road, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.
Approximate crash site
The man was walking west in the left lane of southbound Collier Boulevard, south of Club Estates Drive, when he walked into the path of a pickup travelling south in the center lane, according to an FHP report. He was struck about 8:55 p.m. by a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup driven by Lorenzo Aguilera, 44, of Naples.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The investigation is ongoing, the FHP reports.
Fatal accident closes 951 south of Davis Boulevard
Collier County deputies are rerouting traffic after a fatal accident closed the southbound lanes on Collier Boulevard just south of Davis Boulevard.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene at 9:25 p.m. and are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
FHP dispatchers said there was only one vehicle involved in the crash, but could not provide any additional information about the deceased.
Deputies, who are assisting FHP, are rerouting traffic to Rattlesnake Hammock Road. Collier Boulevard southbound is closed at Business Circle North near the Wal-Mart.