PASCO COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident in Pasco County Friday night.
A report by New Port Richey Patch said that the incident took place on U.S. Highway 19 near Emerald Boulevard. State troopers said a 28-year-old man was trying to walk across the highway when he entered the path of a Ford Focus and was struck by the car.
The pedestrian, a Holiday resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Focus, a 29-year-old man from Spring Hill, was not injured.
If you or a loved one were hit by a vehicle driven by a negligent motorist, contact the experienced team of Pasco County Pedestrian Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton for legal assistance. Our dedicated injury lawyers will fight hard on your behalf to get you maximum compensation for your medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering. Contact Whittel & Melton today at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.