News: Woman, 72, dies after being struck by pickup truck in Brooksville


BROOKSVILLE, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol was at the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident in Brooksville on Thursday night.

According to The Free Press, a woman was struck by a pickup truck near the intersection of East Jefferson Street and Asmara Street shortly before 8:30 p.m.

State troopers determined that the 72-year-old victim was walking east across the intersection of Asmara Street when she was hit by the pickup truck that was heading north.

The pedestrian, a Brooksville resident, was pronounced dead after being rushed to area hospital.  A 73-year-old man from Homosassa who was driving the pickup was not injured.

At Whittel & Melton, we are committed to helping pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and ATV/scooter riders who have been seriously harmed in a motor vehicle accident.  So if you or a loved one were hit by a vehicle driven by a negligent motorist, our knowledgeable Hernando County Pedestrian Accident Attorneys will fight hard on your behalf to get you maximum compensation for your accident-related expenses. Contact Whittel & Melton today at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

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