LUTZ — A man is dead after deputies said he walked into the path of a car on U.S. Route 41 Wednesday night.
Charles Miller, 69 of Lutz, was walking east across the highway at 7:34 p.m., according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Daniel Johnson, 35 and also of Lutz, was driving his sedan north in the outside lane of the highway near Whitaker Road when troopers say Miller walked into the path of the car.
Miller was struck and died at the scene.
Troopers do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.