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Land O'Lakes man struck by SUV, killed on U.S. 41

LAND O' LAKES

Pedestrian hit, killed by SUV on U.S. 41

A 23-year-old man walking along U.S. 41 was hit by an SUV and killed late Thursday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Sean Michael Battle, 23, of Land O'Lakes was walking south on the east shoulder of the highway when he began to cross to the west side of the road, the FHP said.

Jesse Michael Robinson, 23, of Sevierville, Tenn., who hit Battle while driving a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo sport utility vehicle, was not hurt and no charges had been filed against him Friday morning, according to the highway patrol.

The crash occurred about 11:30 p.m. Battle died at the scene.

Land O'Lakes man struck by SUV, killed on U.S. 41 07/19/13 [Last modified: Friday, July 19, 2013 11:15pm]
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