Pedestrian killed in crash

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a truck Sunday night while trying to cross Pensacola Boulevard. About 8:10 p.m. Sunday, Heriberto Ponce, 61, of Miami, walked into the path of a northbound truck while attempting to cross the six-lane divided highway near Milstead Street, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. The Dodge pickup truck, driven by Roy Phillips, 69, of Pensacola struck and killed Ponce.
No charges were filed against Phillips. The northbound lanes of Pensacola Boulevard were closed for two hours Sunday night during the accident investigation.

Pensacola News Journal
Escambia County
May 24, 2011