VCSO: 76-year-old man struck & killed by van on Highbanks near Walgreens in DeBary

DEBARY, Fla. -- A 76-year-old man was struck and killed by a van in the roadway on Highbanks Road in DeBary near a Walgreens pharmacy about 90 minutes ago, an official with the Volusia Counry Sheriff's Office said.

Here is a synopsis of the pedestrian fatality that was reported at 9:28 p.m. Tuesday and decribed by Sheriff's PIO Andrew Gant in an email alert to Headline Surfer® and other Central Florida media outlets: The caller reported a white Chevrolet van struck a 76-year-old man in the roadway on Highbanks at the intersection with Charles R. Beall Boulevard, near a Walgreens.

Here is a synopsis of the pedestrian fatality that was reported at 9:28 p.m. Tuesday and described by Sheriff's PIO Andrew Gant in an email alert to Headline Surfer® and other Central Florida media outlets: The caller reported a white Chevrolet van struck a 76-year-old man in the roadway on Highbanks, at the intersection with Charles R. Beall Boulevardnear a Walgreens. 

The cause and circumstances of the crash are under investigation, and additional details including the names of those involved will be released in a future email, Gant said.

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