NEW PORT RICHEY — A 40-year-old man died after being hit by a pickup on Little Road on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Robert C. Forsythe Jr., of New Port Richey, was walking north along the curb about 2:20 p.m., when he lost his balance and stumbled into northbound traffic, FHP said. Martha O'Neill, 56, of Port Richey, was traveling north in a 2007 Dodge pickup and struck him. She was not injured.
Forsythe was taken to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, where he later died from his injuries.