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St. Augustine, FL - Pedestrian Killed in Accident on SR 13

St. Augustine, FL (April 7, 2023) - Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on Thursday, April 6th. The crash happened just after 8:00 p.m. on State Road 13 near Otoes Place.

Officials say that a pedestrian was standing in the median trying to cross the road. The pedestrian was pushing his bicycle across and was struck by an oncoming car. The victim, who was not identified, suffered critical injuries. He died at the accident scene. The driver remained at the scene and spoke with investigators. There were no other injuries reported in the crash.

An investigation is ongoing at this time. No further information is available.

Pedestrians are the most crash victims on Florida's roadways. According to statistics, more than 80% of all Florida pedestrian crashes result in injuries to the victim. Many of these injuries are serious in nature and will require immediate and intensive medical care. Sadly, a substantial number of pedestrians will also lose their lives when they are struck by a vehicle.

Our condolences go out to the victim's family following this deadly pedestrian accident in St. Augustine.

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