Broward County

64-year-old man killed crossing Fort Lauderdale street

A 64-year-old man lost his life crossing the street Friday night in Fort Lauderdale.

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A driver in a 2006 Toyota pickup truck was heading westbound on West Sunrise Boulevard. Billy Hickson, of Fort Lauderdale, was making his way across the road, not at a crosswalk, when the pickup hit him, according to Fort Lauderdale police.

The driver stopped and stayed on scene as Hickson was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. No charges have been filed and the cause of the accident is unknown at this time.

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