Sunday, June 24, 2018
Public safety

Pedestrian struck crossing U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor dies

PALM HARBOR — A 62-year-old pedestrian was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a car on U.S. 19, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Dany Ramos of Tarpon Springs was walking across the highway north of Alderman Road in an area that didn't have a crosswalk when he stepped into the path of a Lexus headed north, troopers said.

Ramos died at the scene, troopers said. The driver of the Lexus, Shelly Ann King, 33, and a passenger, Laura King, 9, both of Holiday, were not hurt.

An investigation remained under way Thursday.

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