A man was fatally struck by a car as he attempted to cross a busy road yesterday evening in Wilton Manors. Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit detectives are investigating the crash.
At 10:25 p.m. on July 21, Gregory Futchi, 68, of Wilton Manors, was coming out of a local bar and restaurant near 2000 Wilton Dr. Futchi was attempting to cross Wilton Dr. westbound in an area with no designated crosswalk when he was struck by a 2012 Nissan Versa, driven by Shannon Lynae Gierman, which was traveling southbound.
Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue responded to the scene and transported the pedestrian to Broward Health Medical Center where he later passed away. Gierman sustained no injuries and remained on scene.
SFGN will update this story as information becomes available.