Articles Posted in Pedestrian Accident

HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – A pedestrian was hospitalized last week after being struck by an SUV on State Road 200 in Hernando, state troopers said.

According to the Citrus Chronicle, the incident took place Wednesday afternoon in the area of Wagonwheel Trail and Lance Terrace.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a 37-year-old Hernando man was driving south in a Cadillac Escalade UT when he noticed a truck in front of him stopped and preparing to turn.  The Cadillac driver veered into the center shared turn lane, and the vehicle’s side view mirror hit a woman crossing the street. The driver continued south, went onto a shoulder, overturned and struck a stop sign and sidewalk railing.

OCALA, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a Cape Coral man died in a pedestrian accident east of Ocala early Thursday morning, the Ocala Star-Banner reported.

The incident took place on State Road 40 East near Baseline Road at about 2 a.m.  According to state troopers, the 32-year-old victim was struck by an older model Kia Altima as he stood in the left eastbound lane of State Road 40.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead after being taken to HCA Florida Ocala Hospital.  His name was not released.

TARPON SPRINGS, FL – A woman walking along a roadway in Pinellas County was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday evening, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Authorities responded to the scene in the vicinity of Oakmont Avenue and Anclote Boulevard in the Tarpon Springs area after the incident took place at about 5:20 p.m.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a car going north on Oakmont Avenue failed to yield to a westbound sport utility vehicle at the intersection stop sign.  The vehicles collided, causing the SUV to strike the pedestrian as she walked on the shoulder of Anclote Boulevard.

PASCO CO., FL – A man from Land O’ Lakes was killed when he was hit by a vehicle while walking in the Wesley Chapel area on Sunday morning.

According to the Tampa Free Press, the victim was hit by a GMC Sierra while walking in the northbound lane of Wesley Chapel Boulevard near Hyde Park Boulevard.

The pedestrian, an unidentified 31-year-old man, died at the scene.

PASCO CO., FL – A woman from Tampa was killed when she was hit by a vehicle in Pasco County last night.

According to a report by the Tampa Free Press, the 44-year-old woman was hit by a pickup truck while crossing SR-54 east of Copperspring Boulevard shortly before 10:30 p.m.

The woman was rushed to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

CARROLLWOOD, FL – A pedestrian was skilled early this morning when they were hit by a vehicle while walking on the Gunn Highway.

According to WFLA, the victim was hit in the 5700 block of the Gunn Highway near the intersection with Anderson Road shortly after midnight.

Few details about the incident are available at this time. The driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with police. It is unclear at this time what led up to the crash.

FLORAHOMA, FL – A 12-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was hit by a vehilce while walking his dog in Florahome on Tuesday.

According to WCJB, the victim was hit while walking on Tinsley Road.

Police say the 21-year-old driver collided with a truck before hitting the boy and the dog. The child was rushed to UF Health Shands with two broken legs.

LAND O’ LAKES, FL – A pedestrian was killed by a driver in a Land O’ Lakes parking lot on Monday reports FOX 13.

The collision happened in the parking lot of a permanently closed dance and gymnastics center on Venezia Drive near SR-54. a driver in a black Jeep Wrangler ran over an adult pedestrian and fled the scene.

The victim died of their injuries.

MARION COUNTY, FL – A woman died after being hit by a garbage truck along south US-441 Saturday morning, reports the Ocala StarBanner.

A 51-year-old man from Ocala was driving a garbage truck southbound on US-441 on the inside lanes near SE 172nd Road. A pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway just after a hillcrest when the truck hit her.

The victim was identified only as a 21-year-old woman from Holiday. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

LADY LAKE, FL – A man and his wife died after being struck by a driver in an SUV outside of a grocery store in Lake County on Saturday.

According to the Villages-News, 89-year-old Wilfred Maybee was driving a Lexus RX 350 in the parking lot of the Winn-Dixie off Avenida Central at the Spanish Springs Town Square. The elderly couple was in a marked crosswalk in front of the supermarket when Maybee struck them.

84-year-old Marilyn Mann died Saturday night at Central Florida Regional Medical Center in Ocala. Edward Mann died two days later at the same hospital.

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