Advertisement
  1. News
  2. /
  3. Transportation

Pedestrian hit and killed on US 19 in Holiday

The 71-year-old man was walking across the intersection at U.S. 19 and Mile Stretch Drive when a pickup truck driver with a green signal hit him, troopers said.
A 71-year-old man died Friday as he was struck by a pickup while trying to cross U.S. 19 in Holiday, troopers said.
A 71-year-old man died Friday as he was struck by a pickup while trying to cross U.S. 19 in Holiday, troopers said. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Aug. 26

HOLIDAY — A pedestrian was struck and killed trying to cross U.S. 19 early Friday morning, troopers said.

The 71-year-old Holiday man was trying to cross the southbound lanes of U.S. 19 at Mile Stretch Drive about 4:15 a.m. as the driver of a southbound Ford F-150 pickup drove through the intersection and struck the man, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The pickup had a green traffic signal, troopers said.

The pedestrian died at the scene. The driver of the pickup, a 65-year-old Spring Hill man, and a 58-year-old Spring Hill woman riding with him were not injured.

The Highway Patrol does not include in its news releases the names of people involved in crashes, citing Marsy’s Law.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.

Advertisement

This site no longer supports your current browser. Please use a modern and up-to-date browser version for the best experience.

Chrome Firefox Safari Edge