Daytona Beach cops: Pedestrian struck and killed by motorist on Fentress Road

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Submitted by contributing writer Mark Williams

DAYTONA BEACH -- A 35-year-old man was killed Wednesday after he was struck by a car in the 200 block of Fentress Boulevard on the City’s west side.

Ronald Yandrasitz  was standing alongsie Fentress ar 12:40 a.m. when he was struck by motoriist Terence Vasnauken of Port Orange, who told police he was northbound when he had to swerve to avoid another motorist heading directly at him in his 2010 Chevy crossover, which caused him to strike the pedestrian. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police noted there were no witnesses to the accident and the driver could not give them a description of the other vehicle involved. The investigation is ongoing.

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