RED BANK: JAYWALKING PEDESTRIAN STRUCK

AUTHORITIES_RB3A Florida man was struck by a vehicle when he stepped out into traffic from between two parked cars in downtown Red Bank Saturday, police Chief Darren McConnell tells redbankgreen.

Benjamin Slepian, 41, of Royal Palm Beach, cracked the windshield of a vehicle driven by Georgeanne Mallett, 67, of Saint Simon’s Island, George, at about noon, McConnell said.

The accident occurred between Front and Mechanic streets, when Slepian emerged from between the parked cars.

“There was no room for the driver to react,” McConnell said.

Slepian was transported to Riverview Medical Center, where he was treated for a minor head injury, McConnell said.

Slepian was also given a summons for jaywalking, he said.