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Tallahassee, FL - Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Apalachee Pkwy.

Tallahassee, FL (October 20, 2021) - Officials with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a deadly accident involving a pedestrian on Wednesday morning. The crash happened around 5:00 a.m. on U.S. Highway 27.

According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, a car was traveling westbound on Highway 27 when it struck a pedestrian who was trying to cross the road. The pedestrian suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The driver remained in the area after the collision. Troopers urged motorists to find alternate routes of travel while they worked at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing. No further details have been released.

Fatal pedestrian accidents in Florida take place about twice per day. Last year, more than 500 pedestrians lost their lives in crashes on Florida's roadways. Many of these pedestrians were involved in accidents that were not at fault and were caused by a negligent driver.

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

 Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.

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