WEST PALM BEACH, FL (Boca Post) (Copyright © 2023) — A 60-year-old Port Saint Lucie man was struck by a car and killed in West Palm Beach early on Tuesday morning.

The deadly crash happened just after midnight near Forest Hill Boulevard and South Military Trail in unincorporated West Palm Beach just after midnight on Tuesday, October 10th, 2023.

A man named Rodrick McDaniels, aged 56, from Port Saint Lucie, was driving his Mercedes Benz SUV in the inside eastbound lane of Foresthill Boulevard, west of Military Trail. At the same time, a 60 year old man named Johnny Steward from Port Saint Lucie was crossing southbound across Foresthill Boulevard, west of Military Trail.

According to the deputies report, Steward entered the path of McDaniels SUV, resulting in a forceful collision between the front of the SUV and Steward’s right side. The impact caused Steward to be thrown off the driver’s side of the SUV and onto the road. McDaniels stopped his SUV on Foresthill Boulevard in the inside eastbound lane. The vehicle came to rest on the north side.

Fortunately, McDaniels was not injured and stayed at the scene.

Tragically, Steward was declared dead at the scene by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

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