St. Cloud man hit, killed by car trying to cross U.S. 192

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    Crash scene

A St. Cloud man was hit and killed by a car last week trying to cross U.S. Highway 192.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Douglas Crook, 57, of St. Cloud, was attempting to cross U.S. 192 eastbound on April 1 at about 6:40 p.m., near Simpson Road.

He cleared the westbound lanes, but when he entered the eastbound lanes, he was hit by a 2004 BMW driven by Juan Restrepo, 35, of Pennsylvania, the report stated.

He was taken to Osceola Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.