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Man, 71, killed after walking in front of car in Pinellas Park

Police say no criminal charges will be filed against a St. Petersburg woman that hit the man Sunday evening.
The man was walking east beside the road about 6:15 p.m. Sunday when he stepped in front of a 2018 Subaru Impreza.
The man was walking east beside the road about 6:15 p.m. Sunday when he stepped in front of a 2018 Subaru Impreza. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Jan. 3|Updated Jan. 3

PINELLAS PARK — A 71-year-old man was killed Sunday evening after he stepped off a sidewalk into the path of a car on the 6500 block of Park Boulevard, Pinellas Park police say.

The man was walking east beside the road about 6:15 p.m. when he stepped in front of a 2018 Subaru Impreza driven by Donna Fowler of St. Petersburg, police say.

Police did not release the name of the man killed. They say he was taken to a nearby hospital with severe injuries but was later pronounced dead.

Neither speed nor impairment was a factor in the crash, police said. No criminal charges will be filed against Fowler.

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