Titusville Man Killed By Vehicle After Laying Across US-1 Near Entrance of Parrish Medical Center

pedestrian identified as Gregory Pettengill, 68, from Titusville

Brevard County Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash in the 4000 block of U.S. 1 in Cocoa Thursday about 12:30 p.m.

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – A Titusville man was struck and killed by a vehicle at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Sunday (Dec. 12) near the entrance of the Parrish Medical Center, located at 951 North Washington Avenue.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim, identified as 68-year-old Gregory Pettengill from Titusville, was laying in the roadway in the northbound lane of North Washington Avenue (US-1), when he was stuck by a 1993 maroon Toyota Sport Utility Vehicle driven by 49-year-old Stephan P. Morin, who was also traveling northbound on North Washington Avenue.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no other injuries, according to police.

“This area of US-1 has become one of our city’s most dangerous and fatal,” said Deputy Chief Todd Hutchinson.

“We remain vigilant with proactive patrol efforts, in addition to informing the public to slow down and look for pedestrians crossing this heavily traveled highway.”

This traffic crash remains under investigation by the Titusville Police Department.

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