PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- One teen was killed and another was injured when they were hit by an Escambia County deputy's vehicle.
Florida Highway Patrol reports that Deputy Ty Brewton was driving his marked SUV in Pensacola before dawn Monday morning and did not see Aaliyah Howard and Louise Johnson, both 16, walking along the roadway near an overpass. Brewton's vehicle struck Howard, sending her airborne into the center median. Johnson was hit by the side mirror.
The Pensacola News Journal (http://on.pnj.com/OBjcgt ) reports that Howard was pronounced dead at the scene. Johnson suffered minor injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.
Brewton has been placed on paid administrative leave while FHP continues to investigate.