Holly Hill, FL (January 29, 2019) - An elderly woman is dead following a crash with a pickup truck in Holly Hill on Tuesday, January 29th. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was walking at the intersection of Flomich Street and Ridgewood Avenue around 9:10 am.
Police say that she was hit by the truck as she attempted to cross the street. She was critically hurt and was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. However, she later succumbed to her injuries.
Police are investigating the accident and have not filed any charges at this time. No additional details are available.
Approximately two fatal pedestrian crashes are reported per day in our state. About 21% of traffic-related deaths involve pedestrians, and 75% of pedestrian crashes will require visits to the emergency room. These statistics underscore the fact that the large majority of pedestrian crashes will cause death or serious injury to the victims.
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