St. Petersburg pedestrian hit by car, dies

ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg man died Saturday night after he was hit by a car on Fifth Avenue N, police said.

Michael L. Simmons, 53, was struck by a 2010 GMC Terrain driven by Mark James Haumschild, 60, of Seminole just after 8 p.m., St. Petersburg police said. Simmons, who police said had been drinking, stepped onto the westbound curb lane of Fifth Avenue N around the 4500 block when he was hit in the right side by the Terrain, police said.

Simmons was taken to Bayfront Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 9:25 p.m., according to police. He would have turned 54 next week.

St. Petersburg pedestrian hit by car, dies 10/02/11 [Last modified: Sunday, October 2, 2011 4:00pm]

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