Clearwater, FL (July 15, 2020) - Police were on the scene of a deadly pedestrian crash in Clearwater on Tuesday, July 14th. The crash was first reported just after 10:00 p.m. on 124th Avenue North near Seminole Boulevard. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene.
According to troopers, a 33-year-old man from New Port Richey was walking near Seminole Boulevard. At the same time, a car was traveling on Seminole Boulevard in the same direction. The car struck the pedestrian. Rescue workers arrived at the scene to render aid but ultimately the pedestrian died at the scene. His identity has not been released at this time. The driver of the vehicle has been identified only as a 25-year-old woman from Clearwater. She did not suffer any injuries in the accident. Troopers have not yet determined a cause of the crash. There were no other injuries reported.
At this time, there is no word on whether any charges are expected against the Clearwater woman. An investigation into the crash is ongoing at this time.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of the pedestrian killed in this tragic crash in Clearwater.
A pedestrian accident in Florida can cause serious and life-long consequences. In the worst-case scenario, the crash results in the death of the pedestrian. Florida averages about two pedestrian deaths per day on our roadways. In addition to this, there are many more pedestrians who are hurt or seriously hurt when they are struck by vehicles. A Florida pedestrian crash can result in high medical bills, a long recovery time, and the inability to work to support yourself and your family. Police will continue to investigate this crash to determine the cause.
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