Pedestrian lying in street struck, killed in Vero Lake Estates

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – A 19-year-old man lying partially in the eastbound lane of 87th Street was struck and killed overnight Sunday in Vero Lake Estates, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Anthony Maurice LaRosa, was in the street near the intersection of 87th and 96th Avenue, lying both on the road and the grassy shoulder when a vehicle struck him.

 

LaRosa was declared dead on the scene.

At this time there have been no charges filed against the driver, according to Lt. Tim Frith of the Florida Highway Patrol.

“However, we can’t rule it out until the conclusion of the case,” he said.

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