News: Woman struck, killed by SUV on U.S. 19 in Pasco County

PASCO COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a pedestrian accident in Pasco County Saturday night claimed the life of a 40-year-old woman.

According to a report in the Tampa Bay Times, the woman was walking west across U.S. 19 near New York Avenue at about 10:50 p.m. when she was struck by a southbound sport utility vehicle.

The victim, a resident of Riverview, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the SUV, a 20-year-old man from Hudson, and his 21-year-old passenger were not injured.  Both were wearing seat belts.

The FHP is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Have you or a loved one been struck by a vehicle as the result of a negligent driver?  If so, do not hesitate to contact our Pasco County Pedestrian Accident Injury Lawyers at Whittel & Melton for the help you need. We will dedicate ourselves to getting you the full and fair financial compensation you deserve. Contact Whittel & Melton today at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

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