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John Kenneth Kirby Killed On North Federal Highway

Police authorities and the Florida Highway Patrol officials have identified a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Delray Beach.

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Police said that John Kenneth Kirby, 64, was crossing North Federal Highway with a friend when he stepped into the path of an oncoming Jeep Wrangler. He died at the scene. The Jeep’s driver was identified as a 37-year old man of Delray Beach.

His 59-year old friend from Palm Beach Gardens who he was with happened to be very fortunate as he didn’t sustain any form of injuries. A witness who was present at the time if the incident said.

The investigation into the crash remains open, police authorities and the Florida Highway Patrol officials said in a statement.

Investigators and the Florida Highway Patrol officials say Kirby had been staying at the Motel & More Hotel on Federal but mostly had been homeless. He has no known family, a Delray Beach police spokeswoman said.

It is not yet certain what has lead to the crash, a Palm Beach County police sergeant told the post.

Anyone with information about Kirby’s relatives is asked to call Delray Beach police investigator.

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Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”

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