OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to Florida Highway Patrol, one man is dead after a hit and run accident Sunday.
Troopers said David Ingram, 71, was killed after reportedly being struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 10 near mile marker 61 in Okaloosa County.
Troopers said that Ingram was walking in an unknown direction within the westbound outside emergency lane of I-10.
The vehicle, an unknown color Volvo Semi, was also reportedly traveling westbound down I-10.
FHP said that the semi traveled onto the emergency lane, striking Ingram with its front. They said the semi then failed to stop after hitting Ingram.
FHP urges those with any information to contact Tallahassee Regional Communication Center or Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-433-TIPS (8477).