News: Pedestrian trying to cross U.S. 19 fatally struck by pickup truck

PORT RICHEY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle on a highway in Pasco County, according to Fox 13 News.

State troopers stated that the victim was a 39-year-old Port Richey man who was trying to walk across U.S. Highway 19 near Gordon Drive on Sunday afternoon at about 12:45 p.m. He entered the path of a pickup truck that was heading north on U.S. 19 and was struck.

The pedestrian, a Port Richey resident, was pronounced dead after being transported to a local hospital. The pickup driver, a 25-year-old Hudson man, was not hurt in the crash.

Have you been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident caused by a negligent driver? If so, contact a Pasco County Pedestrian Accident Lawyer at Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group who can help you navigate the legal system during this difficult time. We have the skill and experience needed to secure the maximum amount of financial compensation in your case. To get started with a free consultation, call us at 727-645-0769 or use our online contact form.

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