Palm Harbor, FL (July 5, 2019) - A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Palm Harbor on Wednesday, July 3rd. The crash took place at the intersection of East Lake Road and Woodlands Boulevard.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the crash scene shortly after the incident occurred. According to investigators, 34-year-old Jeffrey Korth was walking in the northbound lanes when he was struck by a vehicle traveling through the East Lake and Woodlands intersection. Korth died at the scene. The driver of the vehicle, a 24-year-old man from Trinity, remained on scene and cooperated with officials.
Neither the driver nor his passenger was hurt, and the crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Jeffrey Korth.
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