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Brooksville man dead after being hit while walking

A Brooksville man died Friday night after he was struck by a van while walking along Sunshine Grove Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Kevin M. Giddens, 20, of Brooksville, was walking south near Sweet Gum Road at about 8 p.m. when he was hot by a 2010 Ford E-150 pickup truck driven by Jeffrey B. Zadeh, FHP said.

Zadeh, 33, of Spring Hill, had been driving south on Sunshine Grove Road when, FHP said, he failed to see Giddens walking. The front of his truck hit Giddens, who was taken to Bayonet Point Medical Center, FHP said.

Giddens later died from his injuries.

No charges have been filed. The incident is under investigation.

Brooksville man dead after being hit while walking 10/12/13 [Last modified: Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:37am]
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