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Pedestrian hit and killed in Putnam

PUTNAM CO., Fla. – A pedestrian has died in an accident on State Road 26 at Grove Street. The crash happened Saturday night at 9 p.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a woman in a 1999 Isuzu Trooper was driving eastbound on State Road 26 when 63-year-old Brady Leigh Crom was walking on the side of the roadway, for reasons unknown. He was hit by the driver and transported to UF Health in Gainesville where he died.

The driver was not injured in the accident.