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DEVELOPING STORY: Pedestrian killed on Creighton Road
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- A developing story in Pensacola.
Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed this morning.
The man was walking his dog along Creighton Road when he was struck by a truck.
Creighton Road between Keating and Hilltop Roads is now closed.
People who live nearby say the victim was a very well-liked man who was just out walking his dog when he was hit.
It happened at about 8:30 this morning.
Witnesses say the man was hit and dragged several feet.
Investigators are still here at the scene.
We're waiting to release the man's name until we hear that next of kin have been notified about the man's death.
Neighbors are very emotional about what happened.
The cause of this accident is under investigation.
For now Creighton Road remains closed between Keating and Hilltop Roads.
There's no word yet on when it will re-open.