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HUDSON, FL – State troopers are investigating a crash on State Road 52 in Hudson Monday night that claimed the life of a pedestrian, Pasco News Online reports.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a woman entered the roadway west of Colony Road just before 11 p.m. and was hit by two vehicles heading eastbound, a motorcycle and a commercial truck.

The pedestrian, whose identity was not disclosed, died at the scene.  The man driving the motorcycle, a 57-year-old resident of New Port Richey, was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.  The driver of the truck, a 49-year-old Pompano Beach man, was not injured.


MARION COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol and Marion County Fire Rescue were at the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident in Marion County early Monday morning.

According to the Ocala StarBanner, the incident occurred in the area of County Road 314A and Northeast 14th Street Road shortly before 6 a.m.

The FHP’s investigation determined that a woman was walking in the northbound lane of CR-314A when she was hit by a northbound pickup truck.  The pedestrian, a 36-year-old Silver Springs resident, died at the scene.


SUMTER COUNTY, FL – Authorities were called to the scene of a deadly pedestrian accident on State Road 44 in Sumter County on Friday morning, WKMG reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol said it happened shortly before 6 a.m., when a male pedestrian tried to walk across S.R. 44 at County Road 229 near Wildwood.

The pedestrian entered the path of two westbound vehicles and was struck first by a Range Rover, then by a cement truck that was traveling behind it.  The victim, whose identity was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the Range Rover was a 42-year-old man, while the truck was driven by a 29-year-old man, both from Leesburg.


LAKE COUNTY, FL – A woman who was charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident in Lake County has been sentenced to prison, the Villages-News reports.

Authorities said 32-year-old Tara Rene Schiessle of Lady Lake was the driver involved in the Sept 11, 2022 crash on Rolling Acres Road. The Florida Highway Patrol said Schiessle was driving a Jeep Cherokee Sport when she struck and killed a pedestrian, 40-year-old Jamie Weinz. Weinz’s male companion was also hit and seriously injured.  Schiessle allegedly stopped briefly, then kept going after hitting the two victims.

According to investigators, Schiessle initially reported she had struck a deer.  But the vehicle sought in the accident was linked to Schiessle after being tracked down to her apartment complex.


LAKE COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said an accident in Lake County late Monday night claimed the life of a teenage pedestrian.

According to a report by the Leesburg News, the incident took place on U.S. Highway 27 in Clermont shortly before midnight.

The FHP stated that an 18-year-old male was walking across the northbound lanes of the highway near Lake Louisa Road and was struck by a northbound 2010 Acura RDX SUV.   The pedestrian, a Kissimmee resident, died at the scene.


ZEPHYRHILLS, FL – A hit-and-run driver is being sought in connection with the death of a man in Pasco County Sunday night, reports WTSP.

The incident occurred on Green Slope Drive near Oak Run Circle in Zephyrhills.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a man was lying in the dark roadway for an unknown reason at about 9:30 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle.

The victim, 28-year-old Zephyrhills man, died at the scene.  The FHP said the driver involved in the collision did not stop to help.


NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – New Port Richey police responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Thursday morning, reports the Tampa Free Press.

The incident happened in the area of US Highway 19 and Green Key Road.  According to police, a man walking east on the highway from the center median at about 7:25 a.m. was hit by a vehicle heading north in the middle lane.  The pedestrian died after after being taken to Bayonet Hospital.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene, police said.  So far there have been no criminal charges in the case.


DADE CITY, FL – An accident in Pasco County late Friday night claimed the life of a pedestrian, reports Pasco News Online.

The Florida Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene on US-302 south of Clinton Avenue.  The FHP learned that a man was walking eastbound across US-301 and entered the path of a northbound Dodge Ram pickup truck.  The victim, a 47-year-old man from Dade City, was struck and killed.

The Dodge driver, a 44-year-old Ridge Manor man, was not injured in the incident.  State troopers are investigating the cause of the fatal crash.


WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – Authorities are trying to locate the driver who struck and injured a teenage girl in Pasco County last Thursday morning, Pasco News Online reports.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 17-year-old victim was crossing the street on an electric scooter at Oldwoods Avenue and Tonka Terrace in Wesley Chapel when she was hit by a northbound sedan at about  7 a.m.

The driver reportedly did not stop at a posted stop sign prior to the collision  The girl, who was in a marked crosswalk at the time, was hospitalized with a broken arm.


PASCO COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Pasco County last week.

WTVT reported details of the incident that occurred Feb. 20 on State Road 52 near Paradise Pointe Way.  According to the FHP, a 56-year-old man was walking across SR-52 at about 8:15 p.m. when he entered the path of a Dodge Ram pickup truck and was hit by the vehicle.

The victim, a Fort Myers resident, was pronounced dead after being transported to an area hospital.

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