PINELLAS COUNTY, FL – State troopers responded to an accident that killed a pedestrian in Pinellas County Tuesday, WFLA reports.
The Florida Highway Patrol said a 58-year-old man was struck by an SUV while walking across 54th Avenue North in the area of 26th Street in Lealman.
The victim, a St. Petersburg resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. The SUV driver was not injured in the crash. The FHP said the driver involved was a 57-year-old man from Lakewood Ranch.
Pedestrians are often at risk of being injured or killed when negligent drivers are on the road. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, contact the experienced Pinellas County Pedestrian Accident attorneys at the Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group. We’re devoted to helping Floridians understand their legal options and fighting for what they deserve. You can request a free consultation to discuss your case by calling us today at 727-847-4878 or responding in our online chat box.