HERNANDO COUNTY - A 76-year-old Brooksville man is dead after being hit on a busy highway.

The incident happened just before 6:00 p.m. Monday afternoon near SR-50 and Coastal Blvd.

Florida Highway Patrol says Rudolf Roi, 66, was driving westbound on SR-50 in the inside lane near the area of Coastal Boulevard when a pedestrian was walking southbound across SR-50 at the intersection. Roi's vehicle collided with the man and the Brooksville man died at the scene.

The name of the pedestrian has not been because next of kin has not been notified.