Pedestrian walks into car's path, dies in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY — A 45-year-old man crossed U.S. 19 and into the path of a car that struck and killed him, police said.

William Heissenberg, 51, was northbound about 10:30 p.m. on U.S. 19 near Bridge Road in a 1996 Buick. The pedestrian violated Heissenberg's right of way when he crossed the road and into the path of the Buick, police said according to preliminary investigations.

The unidentified pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. His name will be released after next of kin is notified.

Pedestrian walks into car's path, dies in New Port Richey 04/01/11 [Last modified: Friday, April 1, 2011 1:08pm]

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