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Spring Hill pedestrian dies after walking into path of truck

SPRING HILL — A 33-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday night after being hit by a truck on Elgin Boulevard, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Russell Walter Spach of Spring Hill was walking north across the eastbound lanes of Elgin near Barclay Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. when he was hit by a Toyota Tundra driven by William Thomas Ahearn, 49, also of Spring Hill. Ahearn was driving east in the left-turn lane as he approached Barclay, according to an FHP report.

Spach walked directly into the path of Ahearn's vehicle, the report states.

No charges have been filed.

Spring Hill pedestrian dies after walking into path of truck 05/27/13 [Last modified: Monday, May 27, 2013 10:18am]
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