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Man lying in middle of road struck, killed by car

A man lying in the middle of the road was struck and killed by a car Wednesday night.

Scott Merrell, 50, died in the 1800 block of State Road 7 in unincorporated Broward near Fort Lauderdale, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

BSO said Merrell "may have been under the influence of alcholol or grus" and was ssen by drivers staggering across the street before stumbling and falling.

He was hit at 10:52 p.m.

Late Wednesday evening, a pedestrian was run over as he lay in the middle of the road near State Road 7 in unincorporated Fort Lauderdale.

Carlton Harris was heading northb on State Road 7 when he ran over Merrell, BSO said.



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