Pedestrian Struck And Killed On Blue Angel Parkway

June 15, 2019

A pedestrian was a struck and killed early Saturday morning on Blue Angel Parkway in Escambia County.

Edgar Lloyd Proctor, age 56 of Pensacola, was traveling east  on Blue Angel near Mobile Highway at 3:25 a.m. when his pickup truck hit a pedestrian walking west in the same lane, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The pedestrian was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The name of the pedestrian has not been released pending notification of next of kin. No charges were immediately filed.

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Comments

13 Responses to “Pedestrian Struck And Killed On Blue Angel Parkway”

  1. MR REALITY on June 17th, 2019 10:41 am

    WE DEMAND THAT THIS ROAD BE WIDNED AND LIGHTS PLACED ON ITS LENGTH! We deserve this like the residents along cervanties….

  2. Kelly on June 17th, 2019 12:53 am

    Not that it has anything to do with this article, but in response to the comment regarding speeding and tailgating. I know for a fact that they both speed and tailgate at 2:00AM (similar time), because for some reason, they believe that you should drive faster late at night when there isn’t as much traffic. However, in that stretch, it is very dark and it can be difficult seeing someone walking down the side of the road, much less in the middle of the road.

  3. Patti on June 16th, 2019 1:58 pm

    How about some street lights…
    CCTV to catch speeders, people tossing trash and help stranded motorists.

  4. Tee bug on June 16th, 2019 11:38 am

    With the population of humans growing at the rate they are in our area means more cars more bikes and cycles and also more pedestrians walking,running ,jogging etc… We all have to slow down be cautious and overall all safe always remain vigilant to your surroundings and please be careful out there my friends

  5. Margaret Johnson on June 16th, 2019 11:06 am

    The combination of very poor lighting and reckless driving makes Blue Angel Hwy dangerous for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers.

  6. Sunny Jackson on June 16th, 2019 10:16 am

    The young man which is my family was in white and was hit from the back. He didn’t deserve this nor did he cause this.. Know facts before you speak..

  7. Whisperjet on June 16th, 2019 6:36 am

    ..There is nothing wrong with Blue Angle ..wide right of ways and no obstructions..yes , it would be nice if 4-lanes which will happen one day..pedestrians should walk clear off the pavement..common sence..and they still have not said why the 20 year old crossed the line last week in the same area….it is only about safe driving , no texting , no alcohol or drugs..and driving focused on safe travel..

  8. BB on June 16th, 2019 3:59 am

    Well if you know anything about that area, it is not made for someone to be walking on that road, that’s why it’s called a parkway. It’s a blind curve on BlueAngel right before Mobile Hwy, a dangerous section of road. As far as speeding, everyone speeds to some degree, more policing will never change that.

  9. Jimmie turner on June 16th, 2019 12:04 am

    Whos tailgating at 3:25 in the morning ?

  10. Gp employee on June 15th, 2019 5:09 pm

    What does that have to do with someone walking in the middle of the road and getting hit John ??

  11. Sinran on June 15th, 2019 2:44 pm

    John – what does speeding and tailgating have to do with a pedestrian being struck by a pickup truck at 3:25 in the morning ?

  12. Henry Coe on June 15th, 2019 2:38 pm

    There is nothing in the article about charges pending and it happened around 3:25 AM. I’m kind of doubting the problem was with traffic?

  13. JOHN on June 15th, 2019 12:32 pm

    The speeding and tailgating on Blue Angel is really becoming a problem. I wish that we would incorporate the area for better policing.





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