Man Killed after Grabbing onto a Moving Vehicle
Monday, October 15, 2018
The Titusville Police Department is investigating a pedestrian crash that resulted in the death of a local man early this morning.
At approximately 7:20 AM on Monday October 15th 2018, officers responded to a report of a possible hit and run with injuries involving a pedestrian at the intersection of South Robins Avenue and Pine Street.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, Shane Laimont Hutchinson, 38, of S. Brown Avenue Titusville, was walking in the area of South Robins Ave and Pine Street and approached a vehicle. For reasons unknown at this time, the man held onto the driver’s door while the driver tried to drive away. The man was was struck by a trailer attached to the truck.
The driver, Robert E. Hydorn, 54, of Crescent Drive left the scene but contacted police by phone.
This crash remains under investigation by the Titusville Police Department and further details will be released upon its conclusion.
If anyone has information about this crime, please contact the Titusville Police Department at (321) 264-7800.