Pedestrian Killed By Car On 12th Street In Vero Beach

Pedestrian dies of injuries after being hit by car on 12 Street in Vero Beach.
Pedestrian dies of injuries after being hit by car on 12 Street in Vero Beach. (Photo by Scott Fisher)

VERO BEACH, Florida – A Nebraska man died of injuries after he was struck by a car Tuesday night on 12th Street, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Larry Justice, 48, was crossing 12th Street at approximately 9:10 p.m., east of Old Dixie Highway, when he was hit by Vero Beach resident Andrea Capas, 45.

“The pedestrian was transported to Indian River Medical Center then transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center by air rescue and was pronounced dead at 2:11 a.m.,” FHP Sergeant Mark Wysocky told Sebastian Daily.

Justice’s blood alcohol tests are pending, according to the FHP.

The crash is still under investigation.

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Andy Hodges grew up in Jupiter, Florida where he began his career in radio and TV broadcasting for over 12 years. He would make a career change to computer programming. Andy spent seven years working for tech companies in Atlanta before moving to Indian River County in 2002. He returned to the news sector in 2005 as a writer. Andy joined Sebastian Daily in 2016 as our editor in chief.
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