PASCO COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a man was struck and killed by a pickup truck early Monday morning in Pasco County.
WFLA reports the man was lying in the roadway in the area of Lakeview Drive and Timber Wolf Court in New Port Richey when the collision occurred at about 2:25 a.m.
State troopers said he was hit by a pickup truck that was headed east on Lakeview Drive. The victim, a 22-year-old Spring Hill resident, died at the scene. The pickup truck kept going after hitting the pedestrian and went onto the shoulder of the roadway before hitting a mailbox.
The 24-year-old New Port Richey man driving the pickup and his passenger, a 22-year-old woman from Tarpon Springs, were not injured.
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