Pedestrian Dies After Getting Hit by Vehicle

SANTA ROSA BEACH A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while walking along the shoulder of the road in Walton County.

It happened on CR 393 in Santa Rosa Beach around 7:45 Thursday night.

44-year-old Daniel Kolik was driving southbound in a Toyota 4 Runner when he entered the west shoulder where the pedestrian was walking, hitting him.

The pedestrian died on scene. The victim's identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin.