Pedestrian's name released in fatal Walton County crash Thursday

FREEPORT, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Florida Highway Patrol troopers have released the name of a man killed in a crash Thursday in Walton County.

According to troopers, Carlton Sheppard Cochran, Jr., 60, was walking on the northern paved shoulder along westbound Highway 20 near Burnham Road. They say a car traveling west Highway 20 hit Cochran.

Cochran died at the scene.

Charges are pending further investigation.