Pedestrian Struck and Killed After Driver Attempted to Avoid Collision
Last updated 3/13/2023 at 12:58am
HOLIDAY – A pedestrian was struck and killed this morning, after a woman attempted to avoid a collision on Moog Road.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 47-year-old woman was traveling eastbound on Moog Road, west of US-19, in a 2006 GMC pickup. A second vehicle pulled out of the 7-Eleven parking lot, causing the driver of the pickup to swerve in an attempt to avoid a collision. Sadly, the driver of the pickup struck a 70-year-old woman who was walking in the parking lot entrance and then collided with a utility pole.
The pedestrian was transported to a trauma center where she later died from her injuries.
The driver was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
There are no further details and the investigation continues.