At 8:47 p.m. Tuesday night Billy Collins, 42, attempted to cross the street at the 3500 block of Liberty Ave.
That attempt cost Collins his life.
Collins was struck by a vehicle driving east on Liberty Avenue (U.S. 6.) He suffered serious injuries and later died at Community Health Partners Hospital in Lorain.
This is the third vehicle accident fatality in Vermilion in the last two weeks.