News: Driver turning into Pasco County parking lot fatally strikes pedestrian


PASCO COUNTY, FL – A pedestrian was killed in an accident in a store parking lot in Pasco County, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

The Florida Highway Patrol released details of the incident that occurred Feb. 28 at a CVS store in the area of Moog Road near U.S. 19.  According to the FHP, the driver of a GMC pickup truck was headed east on Moog Road at about 10:35 a.m. when another motorist leaving a nearby parking lot made a turn in front of her.

When the pickup driver steered north to avoid a collision, she turned into the CVS driveway and struck a 70-year-old woman before hitting a pole.  The pedestrian, a Holiday resident, was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

The pickup driver, a 47-year-old New Port Richey resident. sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.

At Whittel & Melton, our experienced team of Pasco County Pedestrian Accident Attorneys are here to help if you have been struck by a vehicle on area roadways.  We will review your case and do everything we can to get you compensation for your medical bills and other accident-related expenses. Contact us today at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

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