News: 72-year-old man dead after being hit by car in Palm Beach County

BELLE GLADE, FL – Authorities said a man was fatally struck by a vehicle in Palm Beach County Friday night, according to WPBF.

The victim was identified as 72-year-old Alexandre Metellus.  Police said the incident happened when Metellus walked into the roadway at the intersection of South Main Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Belle Glade at about 7 p.m.

He was struck by a 2019 Chevy, which had a green light while heading north on South Main Street.

Metellus was pronounced dead after being taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center.

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