Fort Walton Beach man killed in crash near Eglin Parkway and McGriff Street

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FORT WALTON BEACH — A Fort Walton Beach pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Friday in the area of Eglin Parkway and McGriff Street, according to a Fort Walton Beach Police Department news release.

About 5:16 p.m., Fort Walton Beach police officers responded to reports of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic accident. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and rendered aid until officers arrived and took over.

The pedestrian was identified as 60-year-old James C. Temples. Temples was transported to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

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The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Fort Walton Beach Police Department at 850-833-9548.

This article originally appeared on Northwest Florida Daily News: FWB man killed after being struck by vehicle at Eglin Parkway, McGriff Street

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