PASCO COUNTY, FL – A pedestrian crossing a road in Pasco County was struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday night, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
The victim was walking across State Road 56 east of Ancient Oaks Boulevard when he was hit by an eastbound pickup truck at about 8 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The pedestrian was a 40-year-old man from Wesley Chapel who died at the scene. His name has not been released.
The pickup involved was driven by a 50-year-old Zephyrhills man.
Whether it is someone walking, jogging, or riding a bicycle, all pedestrians are vulnerable on Florida roadways. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, contact the experienced Pasco County Pedestrian Accident Attorneys at Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group today. We’re devoted to helping victims of accidents fight for fairness and justice under Florida law, and to recovering compensation for their pain and suffering. Call us today at 727-835-8327 to request your free consultation.