ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- A pedestrian was hit and killed Saturday night on US 1 in Volusia County. 

  • Pedestrian hit, killed on US 1
  • Victim ID'd as Charles Hammett 
  • Victim walked into path of truck

The fatal crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. at US 1 and Gowers Drive in Ormond Beach. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 39-year-old Charles Hammett was walking southbound on US 1 when for an unknown reason, he walked into the direct path of a Dodge pickup truck. 

The Dodge struck Hammett causing fatal injuries. Hammett was pronounced dead on scene. 

The driver of the Dodge was not injured and the crash remains under investigation.