WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said a 27-year-old man died after a pedestrian accident on Tuesday evening.
WPTV reports the victim, Dustin A. Brooks, was walking on North Military Trail near Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach sometime before 6:25 p.m. He was struck by the front of a 2013 Ford driven by 52-year-old Estivere Wesler of Loxahatchee Groves.
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue responded and pronounced Brooks dead at the scene.
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