Kissimmee man hit, killed trying to cross Pleasant Hill Road

A Kissimmee pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle trying to cross Pleasant Hill Road on Saturday.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Jeffrey Benjamin, 33, of Kissimmee, was driving a 2015 Nissan vehicle northbound on Pleasant Hill Road, south of Merry D Lane, at about 8:30 p.m.

At the same time, Harold Hatch, 52, of Kissimmee, tried to cross Pleasant Hill Road from the east, but not in either a crosswalk or intersection, the report stated. The Nissan then hit Hatch, who was pronounced dead on scene.

The crash remains under investigation.