PALATKA, Fla. -- A pedestrian was killed after he hit while crossing the street in Palatka early Saturday, according to a release from the Florida Highway Patrol.

Zachary S. Vittetow was crossing the southbound lanes of U.S. 17 at 1st Street about 2:47 a.m. when he was hit by a Nissan Sentra driven by Brandon James Knudsen, the release said.

Vittetow, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.

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