Hudson, Florida -- A 65-year-old man was killed during the morning commute Friday after troopers say he was hit by a car while trying to cross US Hwy 19 N.
Authorities say Raymond Hook, Jr. was attempting to cross the highway 100 feet north of Beach Boulevard around 7:11 a.m. on a motorized scooter outside of a crosswalk when he was hit.
During the accident, another driver swerve into the center lane from the outside lane to avoid a collision but hit debris from the crash.
Hook, of Hudson, died at the scene. No one else involved in the crash suffered any injuries.