Pedestrian killed walking along Florida highway identified

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WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WTVY) — [UPDATE: January 22, 2017]
State Troopers have released the name of the victim. Mark james Baumer, 33, of Providence, Rhode Island was was killed Saturday afternoon when he was struck by an SUV while walking along U.S. Hwy 90 in Walton County.

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A Rhode Island man was killed Saturday afternoon when he was struck by an SUV while walking along U.S. Hwy 90 in Walton County.

Florida Highway Patrol says the accident happened near Laird Road along U.S. Hwy 90 at 1:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

According to troopers a 2015 Buick SUV left the road and struck the 33 year old man that was walking along the shoulder.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by Walton County Fire Rescue.

The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of the next of kin.



 
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