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Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Hernando County

A driver hit two pedestrians who were walking in the roadway, officials say. One was killed.
A 44-year-old man has died after an SUV struck him while he was walking on a two-lane road in Hernando County early Saturday.
A 44-year-old man has died after an SUV struck him while he was walking on a two-lane road in Hernando County early Saturday. [ DREAMSTIME | Dreamstime ]
Published Nov. 19, 2022|Updated Nov. 19, 2022

A 44-year-old man has died after an SUV struck him while he was walking on a two-lane road in Weeki Wachee early Saturday.

The driver, a 19-year-old woman, was headed north in a Toyota RAV4 when she hit two pedestrians on Marvelwood Road, just south of Osprey Avenue, about an hour after midnight, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.

One pedestrian, a 37-year-old Sarasota woman, suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.

The man, a Weeki Wachee resident, died at the scene.

No other information was available at this time.