Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Cantonment Man On Nine Mile Road
January 5, 2017
A pedestrian was struck and killed on Nine Mile Road late Wednesday night.
The Florida Highway Patrol said 52-year old Ricky W. Polk of Saucier, MS, was walking west on Nine Mile Road near the intersection of Cove Avenue when he was struck by a 1999 Dodge pickup driven by 56-year old Marlon K. Shelton of Cantonment. Polk was pronounced deceased on the scene of the 11:19 p.m. crash.
Shelton pulled over to the shoulder of the road following the crash.
The FHP is investigating to determine if Polk was in the roadway or on the shoulder at the time of the crash. Any charges against Shelton are pending the outcome of the investigation.