Saturday, October 04, 2014

Man Killed On State Road 29

LABELLE, FL. -- Enrique Salazar-Alcantar, 35 of Lehigh Acres Florida was killed early Saturday morning on State Road 29 in Hendry county.

A 1995 Buick Skylard driven by Sharon Burks, 49 of LaBelle was traveling northbound on SR 29 south of Spencer Lane about 12:15 a.m. as Salazar-Alcantar was walking or standing within the outside portion of the northbound lane of SR 29, south of Spencer Lane.

He was not wearing any safety equipment but was wearing dark clothes and there were no street lights to illuminate the roadway. Alcohol use is pending.

The driver did not observe him and subsequently, the front right portion of the vehicle collided with the pedestrian who was propelled toward to the north and came to rest on the northbound lane of SR 29, south of Spencer Lane.

The vehicle was driven to a controlled stop on the east shoulder of SR 29, just south of Spencer Lane.

Charges are pending said FHP Trooper Danny Diaz and homicide investigator Corporal Jeffery Rongish.

If anyone witnessed the crash or noticed the behavior of the pedestrian before the crash contact 239-344-1730 EXT 38164, ATTENTION CORPORAL JEFF RONGISH

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