San Carlos Park, FL - Pedestrian Killed in Crash on US 41
San Carlos Park, FL (March 6, 2023) - A 26-year-old pedestrian was killed in a crash in San Carlos Park on Monday morning, March 6th. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on US Highway 41 near Whispering Pines Way.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 26-year-old pedestrian was walking on US 41 when he was hit by an oncoming sedan. The pedestrian, who was not identified, died at the crash scene. The driver, a 28-year-old man from Estero, was traveling northbound at the time of the collision. The driver was not injured in the accident. The road was shut down after the collision while police investigated.
There is no word on whether any charges will be filed. No further information is available.
Pedestrian accidents in Florida claim the lives of about two people per day and more than 500 each year. Pedestrians are the most vulnerable accident victims on our roadway and are highly likely to be hurt when they are hit by vehicles. A pedestrian accident must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause and who should be held responsible.
We would like to offer our condolences to the victim's family following this fatal pedestrian crash in San Carlos Park.
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