74 year old Anton Hornung, Sr. passed away after being fatally struck by a sheriff's deputy's car on Sunday morning around 1 a.m. According to reports, Mr. Hornung was walking along the road on state Highway 901 when the incident occurred. The deputy, 26-year-old deputy Clifton Conant was driving the patrol car. Conant was placed on administrative leave, pending the crash investigation. Authorities say the deputy was not responding to a call when the man was hit.
The coroner's office reports Mr. Hornung died at the scene from trauma.
Shelly Leeke Law Firm extends its' sympathy to the family of Mr. Hornung.