Holiday, FL (April 22, 2021) - A 46-year-old man died in a pedestrian crash that took place on U.S. 19 in Holiday. The collision happened around 11:15 p.m. near the intersection with Panorama Boulevard.
According to officials, the man, who is from Holiday, was walking eastbound across U.S. 19 when he was hit by a pickup truck. The man died at the scene from his injuries. The 54-year-old driver of the pickup truck was not hurt. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
There is no additional information available at this time.
Approximately 10,000 Florida pedestrian accidents are reported each year. These crashes are especially dangerous as more than 80% of pedestrian crash victims will suffer injuries. About 20% of these victims will be seriously hurt or killed and many more will need to be hospitalized for treatment. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable accident victims in Florida and a pedestrian crash can change your life in a matter of seconds.
Our condolences go out to the victim's family following this Holiday pedestrian crash.
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