Pedestrian hit and killed trying to cross Pleasant Hill Road

A pedestrian was hit and killed on Thursday trying to cross Pleasant Hill Road.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, a 73-year-old man was attempting to cross Pleasant Hill Road at about 6:50 a.m., when he walked into the path of a 2006 Dodge pickup truck being driven southbound by Joseph Nunn, 66, of Palm Bay.

The front of the truck struck the victim, who was not in a crosswalk, the report stated. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not identified in the report because his family had not yet been notified.

The crash remains under investigation.