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Pedestrian dies in Tampa crash

Man steps into road, is killed in Tampa

TAMPA — A pedestrian who stepped in the road along Busch Boulevard was struck and killed Sunday night by a Ford sedan, police said.

Investigators were trying to reach relatives and had not yet released the name of the male victim.

Police said the crash happened just before 9 p.m. on Busch Boulevard and N Boulevard.

Although the car had a green light on Busch and was headed eastbound in the curb lane, the pedestrian tried to walk north across Busch and was struck.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the car involved was a light green 2005 Ford Five Hundred. A police spokesman did not release the status of the driver.

The crash remained under investigation.

Times staff

Pedestrian dies in Tampa crash 03/11/12 [Last modified: Sunday, March 11, 2012 11:18pm]

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