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Sunday, Apr 20, 2014
Crime & Courts

Police: Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Winter Haven


A 30-year-old man was found injured in a Winter Haven intersection early this morning and he later died at a hospital.

About 4:29 a.m., Winter Haven Police responded to 4701 Lucerne Park Road (State Road 544) after receiving a report of a person lying in the road.

Reginald Evans Jr., 30, of no known address, was taken to Winter Haven Hospital by Polk County EMS where he was pronounced dead at 5:23 a.m., police said. Evans’ injuries appear to be consistent with being struck by a vehicle.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact Winter Haven Police Traffic Homicide Investigator Bret Hebson at (863) 291-5704 or Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477).