Pedestrian Killed on Hooker Highway in Belle Glade

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PEDESTRIAN KILLED

BELLE GLADE, FL – A pedestrian was killed while he was walking along Hooker Highway in the early morning hours of Thursday, August 20, 2020 in Belle Glade. According to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 6:00 AM, James Moorehead, 48, of North Carolina, was driving a 2010 Ford F-150 Truck west on Hooker Highway in the area of Lakeside Medical Center.

The pedestrian, Daniel C Romero, 33, of Jacksonville FL, entered the roadway in the west bound lane and was struck by Moorehead. After impact Romero was thrown to the ground in the grass off the roadway and came to a rest under a guard rail. Moorehead was transported to Saint Mary’s Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 07:12 AM.

According to the report, no drugs or alcohol played a roll in the fatality and no charges were filed against the driver. The family of Romero was notified prior to release.

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