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Port Richey man dies after fatal Pasco County crash

The pedestrian died after being hit by a car Sunday afternoon on U.S. 19.
A Port Richey man died Sunday after being hit by a car
A Port Richey man died Sunday after being hit by a car [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and DIRK SHADD | Times ]
Published May 30, 2021|Updated May 30, 2021

A 39-year-old Port Richey man died Sunday after a car hit him while he was crossing the highway, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

At about 12:45 p.m., the man was trying to cross the street while a 25-year-old Hudson man was driving north on U.S. 19 in Pasco, north of Gordon Drive.

The man walking, who was not named by highway patrol, and the driver crossed paths and the driver hit the man. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries, according to highway patrol.

No other information is available at this time.