From the Florida Highway Patrol

Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a collision between a pickup truck and a pedestrian in Pinellas County last night at approximately 8:23 pm, which resulted in the death of the pedestrian.

According to the report, a pickup truck driven by a 45-year-old Largo man was traveling northbound on Starkey Road north of Park Boulevard. At the same time a pedestrian, a 64-year-old man from Seminole, was walking westbound across Starkey Road and entered the path of the pickup. As a result, the pickup collided with the man, who was transported to a local hospital, but was later pronounced deceased from the injuries sustained in the crash.

The FHP did not release the name of the driver or the deceased pedestrian.

This is an update of a breaking story and may be updated again if more details are released.


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