Pedestrian killed in western Boca Raton

A pedestrian was killed by a vehicle in western Boca Raton Tuesday morning at Palmetto Park Road and Powerline Road.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said the crash occurred at 5:39 a.m.

The Sheriff's Office said a 34-year-old pedestrian from Mount Dora, whose name has not been released, was crossing Palmetto Park Road and was hit by a Toyota Prius.

He was pronounced him dead at the scene.

#TrafficAlert Motorists should stay away from Palmetto Park Road between Del Prado and Powerline due to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident that happened around 6 AM pic.twitter.com/6GfoC3RH6O