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Pedestrian, 71, killed on SR 54

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Pedestrian, 71, struck and killed on State Road 54

A 71-year-old man was killed Monday night after, troopers say, he stepped into the path of a pickup.

The Ford F-150, driven by John Charles Ward, 32, of Wesley Chapel, was headed east in the center lane of State Road 54 about 8:58 p.m.

As he reached Livingston Road, a Florida Highway Patrol report states, Douglas Vernon Hendry walked northbound into the path of the F-150 and was hit. He died at the scene of the crash.

Authorities are investigating the incident.

Pedestrian, 71, killed on SR 54 10/29/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 6:54pm]

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