NEW PORT RICHEY — A 69-year-old man died after losing his balance, falling into the road and getting hit by a truck Monday afternoon, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Authorities are withholding the pedestrian's name until his relatives could be notified. The accident happened about 1 p.m., as Donald A. Buck Jr., 43, of Tarpon Springs, was driving his 2011 Ford F-450 truck north on Seven Springs Boulevard, south of State Road 54. Buck swerved, but was unable to avoid hitting the man who fell in the street, FHP said. The agency has determined Buck was not at fault.
Pedestrian dies after falling into truck's path, FHP says
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