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New Port Richey man struck by pickup, dies in hospital

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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.

New Port Richey man struck by pickup, dies in hospital 05/28/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 5:43pm]
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