Troopers: Pedestrian killed by dump truck in construction zone

Dump truck backed over 27-year-old man, FHP says

By Colette DuChanois - Web producer

BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. - A 27-year-old Williston man was fatally struck Wednesday afternoon by a dump truck that was backing up in Bradford County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

It happened about 1:30 p.m. in a construction zone on State Road 223 at State Road 100.

Troopers said a dump truck backed over Kirk Durden, who died.

The driver of the dump truck, a 66-year-old Ocala man, was not injured, troopers said.

Charges are pending, according to the Highway Patrol. 

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