Police said a man was impaired Tuesday evening when he crossed the street into the path of a car. He was killed at the scene.
The man, believed to be transient, had just left Checkers at 38th Avenue and crossed 66th Street around 8:30 p.m.
Ramiz Suljic, 28, meanwhile, was headed north on 66th in a 2003 BMW 330i.
Suljic could not see the pedestrian until the moment before impact, and he swerved to the left in an attempt to avoid the crash.
The front right of Suljic's vehicle struck the pedestrian, however, throwing him in the air and subsequently to the ground.
The unidentified man was taken to Bayfront Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.
The pedestrian had an extremely high blood alcohol content.
The pedestrian was also wearing dark clothing and he failed to use the marked crosswalk which was just a short distance from his location.
Suljic is not facing any charges in the incident.