BRANDON, Fla. - A man pushing a shopping cart across a road in Brandon was struck and killed early Monday morning.
Around 12:30 a.m., troopers say the man was trying to cross Causeway Boulevard just south of the Brandon Mall near Gornto Lake Road when he was hit by at least two cars. He died at the scene.
One car ended up with major damage. The windshield and front roof were smashed in from impact with the victim after he was struck. The man's shopping cart also ended up wedged under the car's front bumper.
Troopers say the man was not using a crosswalk when he tried to cross the multi-lane road. His name has not been released.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. At this point no charges have been filed. The drivers of both cars did not suffer any injuries.