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.
The driver of the GMC, Erick Enrique Zheng-Sam, 27, of Martinez, Georgia, was taken into custody after displaying signs of impairment at the scene.
If you lost a loved one due to a tragic pedestrian accident in Pasco County, you could be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, damaged property, pain and suffering, and more. Contact Whittel & Melton today at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with a seasoned attorney.