CLEWISTON, FL. -- A 2001 Dodge pickup struck a pedestrian in Montura Friday at about 7:09 p.m. leaving Santiago Sejuin, a pedestrian from Montura dead.
Justo Luiz Jimenez, 54 of Orlando was eastbound on Avenida Del Club in excess of the posted 35 mile per hour speed limit. Sejuin was positioned within the eastbound lane of Avenida Del Club; however it was undetermined if he was standing or walking. The front of the vehicle struck within the eastbound lane and was brought to a controlled stop approximately 150 feet east of the area of collision.
Sejuin came to final rest in eastbound lane, approximately 10 feet west of the truck and was pronounced deceased at the crash scene. The accident is under investigation.
The Florida Highway Patrol requests that anybody with information regarding this crash contact Corporal Jeff Rongish at 239-344-1730 Ext.1192 or call CRIMESTOPPERS to remain anonymous.