Pedestrian killed in Lakeland crash, deputies say
A pedestrian was killed in a crash in Lakeland late Saturday night.
The Polk County Sheriff's Office said around 11:30 p.m., deputies received a call in reference to a man who was hit by a vehicle on Mann Road.
Investigators said 60-year-old Gary Hedrick was walking and pushing his bike when he was hit by a vehicle. Deputies said it was dark outside when the crash happened and there is no street lighting in that area.
Hedrick was taken to a local hospital but later died from his injuries.
This is an ongoing investigation.