Satsuma man struck by vehicle, dies at scene

37-year-old’s identity not released by state Highway Patrol as of Wednesday

Authorities said an unidentified 37-year-old Satsuma man died Tuesday night after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross State Road 20.

A state Highway Patrol report said the incident occurred as the man attempted to cross from Buroughs Road to Fillmore Avenue in an area that was not lighted.

A 35-year-old Palatka man driving on S.R. 20 did not see when man cross into his path due to low visibility, the report said.

The driver stopped the vehicle after striking the pedestrian, the report said.

The pedestrian, whose name was not released, died at scene.

Palatka Daily News

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