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SUV hits Dunedin woman, badly injured in crosswalk

Published May 29, 2016

DUNEDIN — The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash that left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries Saturday evening.

Lucinda J. Caughey, 69, of 1015 Desoto Drive in Dunedin was struck by a Honda CRV driven by Brittany M. Bones, 25, of 1200 Kapok Kove Circle in Clearwater at 5:05 p.m..

Caughey was walking west across Patricia Avenue in a marked crosswalk just south of Admiral Road.

Investigators said Bones was driving south on Patricia but did not see Caughey in the crosswalk.

Caughey was pinned underneath the Honda and was transported by helicopter to a hospital.

Bones appeared to be driving the speed limit and showed no signs of impairment, investigators said.