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Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Fort Walton Beach

A pedestrian is dead and a second pedestrian was seriously injured after they were both hit by a car Friday night in Fort Walton Beach. According to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) officials, the driver of an F-150 was traveling westbound on State Road 188 in the outside lane around 7 p.m. Friday. Reports then state two pedestrians ran from the south to the north across the westbound lanes on State Road 188. The two pedestrians ran into the path of the truck and both got hit. The first pedestrian, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. The second pedestrian, who was identified as Ronnie Monroe Howie, 40, was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. At this time there are no charges as FHP continues to investigate this crash.

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