SUV kills pedestrian, 69, on Lake Trafford Road in Immokalee, FHP reports
A 69-year-old man died Tuesday evening after being struck by an SUV as he walked across Lake Trafford Road in Immokalee, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.
Rosario Ramirez, of Immokalee, died after the impact, FHP stated in a news release late Tuesday night.
Ramirez was crossing the road but was not within a marked crosswalk when he was struck about 6:40 p.m. by the front right section of a 2002 Ford Explorer, the Highway Patrol reported.
Cecilio Carillo Jr., 57, of Immokalee, was driving the SUV east on Lake Trafford Road east of N. 19th St., the Highway Patrol stated.
Ramirez fell onto the road after the impact, and Carillo stopped on the grassy shoulder.
Charges are possible, pending the results of an investigation, FHP said.