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Man dies after being hit by car in Spring Hill

Published Sep. 29, 2014

SPRING HILL — A man who stepped out of a car after he was involved in a minor accident was then hit and killed by another vehicle Sunday night in Spring Hill, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Anthony Pietrolungo, 67, was involved in a crash Sunday night along Spring Hill Drive near Linden Drive, troopers said. He got out of his car about 7:50 p.m. and walked across Spring Hill Drive. He walked into the path of a Ford Focus and was hit, troopers said.

Pietrolungo was later taken to Bayfront Health Spring Hill, where he died. The driver of the Focus, Nikki Wortis, 34, of Spring Hill was not injured.

The accident remained under investigation Monday morning.