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Palm Harbor man killed after being struck by car

PALM HARBOR — A man was killed Friday evening after he tried to cross U.S. 19 and was struck by a car.

Without using a crosswalk, John Paul Guekunst, 41, tried to cross the highway near Highlands Boulevard when he walked into the path of a woman driving a Mitsubishi Eclipse, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Her car slammed him into him. Guekunst, of Palm Harbor, died at the scene.

Palm Harbor man killed after being struck by car 12/08/12 [Last modified: Saturday, December 8, 2012 8:45am]

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