Clermont Police are Investigating Death of Pedestrian – Names NOT Released

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Clermont Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred in the area of SR 50 and Bloxam Avenue, Clermont, FL.

At approximately 5:54 A.M., Clermont Police Patrol and Traffic Enforcement Units responded to the area of SR 50 and Bloxam Avenue for a report that a vehicle had struck a pedestrian walking in the roadway.  Upon arrival, officers attempted to perform life-saving efforts on the pedestrian who had been struck, but to no avail.  The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on scene from injuries sustained by the impact.

An investigation was conducted immediately by Clermont Police Traffic Investigators.  Several witnesses were interviewed along with the driver of the vehicle.  An initial investigation has revealed that the pedestrian was not utilizing a crosswalk and no charges are expected to be filed against the driver at this time.

The deceased pedestrian’s name cannot be released at this time as Clermont Police Traffic Investigators have been unable to make contact with a next of kin.  The individual is described as an adult male, born in 1956 and resided primarily in the City of Clermont.

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Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Clermont Police Traffic Enforcement Unit at (352) 394-5588.

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