Man fatally struck by while trying to cross U.S. 1

- A Melbourne man was fatally struck by a vehicle while trying to cross U.S. 1. on Saturday night.

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) states that a four-door 2004 Toyota was traveling southbound on U.S. 1 around 7:05 p.m. when 54-year-old James Newman was trying to cross U.S. 1 not in the crosswalk. 

The passenger walked into the direct path of the Toyota and was fatally struck. 

The crash is still under investigation.

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