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Man dies after being hit by vehicle on Puerto Aventuras highway

Puerto Aventuras, Q.R. — A man has died after being hit by a car along the highway north of Puerto Aventuras.

The man, who was reported to be an area ranch worker, was apparently walking on the shoulder of highway in front of Delphinus when he was hit by a vehicle. He died instantly.

Reports say the vehicle that hit the pedestrian fled the scene. The accident was called into Emergency 911 at around 8:20 p.m.

Personnel from the State Attorney General’s Office and the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) arrived to remove the body.