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Plant City man killed crossing U.S. 301 in Thonotosassa

Published Feb. 26, 2018

THONOTOSSA — A 33-year-old Plant City man was killed Sunday night when he was struck by a pickup truck while walking on U.S. 301, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The pedestrian, who was not yet publicly identified by the FHP, was walking across U.S. 301 eastbound. He ended up walking into the path of a northbound 2002 Toyota Tacoma driven by Barry Elliott, 69, as he approached Williams Road, according to the FHP.

The pedestrian died at the scene, FHP said. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.