Monroe County, FL (May 31, 2019) - A pedestrian was killed in a crash on US-1 in the Florida Keys on Wednesday, May 29th. The crash took place near mile marker 10 in the Big Coppitt Key around 10:05 p.m.
According to crash reports, a 59-year-old man tried to cross the Overseas Highway from east to west. At the same time, a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser, driven by 40-year-old Jason Taylor, was traveling northbound. The passenger side of Taylor's car struck the unidentified victim. Neither Taylor or his passenger, 52-year-old Priscilla Devoe, were hurt in the crash. The pedestrian died as a result of his injuries.
No further details regarding the crash were immediately provided.
Our thoughts go out to the family of the pedestrian who was killed in this tragic crash in the Florida Keys. It is certainly never easy to lose a family member to any type of traffic crash. Pedestrian crashes have a high rate of fatalities and serious injuries when they do occur. Typically, pedestrian accidents are very catastrophic in nature and can leave behind a trail of destruction, including death and injuries that require extensive treatment.
At Rubenstein Law, we know that a pedestrian accident can change your life in an instant. We are here to help when you have suffered injuries as a result of a third party's actions on Florida's roadways. Our team of Florida pedestrian accident attorneys will stand up for your legal rights to ensure that you are not victimized twice as a result of the crash. For your free consultation, please give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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