Friday, October 19, 2018
Public safety

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle along 34th Street N on Wednesday night, according to St. Petersburg police.

The crash took place near 35th Avenue just before 10 p.m., police said.

According to police, the unidentified pedestrian crossing 34th Street N and walked into the path of a 2009 Honda Accord driven by 22-year-old Aaron Williams.

The pedestrian, who was not in a crosswalk, died at the scene, police said.

Williams remained at the scene, police said. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, and no charges are expected.

Police shut down 34th Street between 33rd Avenue and 37th Avenue for several hours Wednesday night for the investigation.

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