Man Swerves Car to Dodge Animal, Kills Pedestrian

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Posted at 11:45 AM, Jun 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-25 08:44:59-04

FRANKLIN CO. FL.(WTXL)-- A man is dead after being involved in a car accident Saturday in Franklin County.

Robert Denmark was hit by Bruce Morton, while walking east down Highway 98. According to Florida Highway Patrol, Morton had been driving when he swerved to avoid an animal.

When he drifted in to the other lane, he hit Denmark who was later pronounced dead at the scene by Lanark EMS.

Next of kin has been notified and charges are pending.