Clearwater, FL (July 18, 2020) – One man has died after being hit by a car this past Tuesday on Seminole Boulevard in Clearwater.
The Florida Highway Patrol stated that just after 10:00 p.m. the man was traveling west on foot on Seminole Boulevard just south of 124th Avenue North. The vehicle being driven by a 25-year-old Clearwater woman somehow ended up in the path of the pedestrian.
There is no information on what caused the crash to take place. An investigation will be carried out by local authorities.
Paramedics were observed at the scene of the collision along with fire crews and local authorities. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision. No other injuries were reported to have resulted from the crash.
The roadway in the area the wreck occurred was shut down for a period of time after the incident.
No additional information has been provided at this time.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim during this difficult time.
Pedestrian Crashes in Florida
Florida is ranked as one of the most dangerous states for pedestrians to travel through. From 2008 to 2017, Florida saw approximately 5,433 pedestrian accidents take place. This is equivalent to around 2.73 pedestrian deaths per 100,000 people.
Some of the most common causes of pedestrian accidents in Florida include drivers failing to yield the right of way to pedestrians, pedestrians failing to yield the right of way to drivers, intoxication, and speeding. Left-hand turns are also a common cause of Florida pedestrian crashes. Oftentimes, these life-altering incidences are of a preventable nature and are often caused by negligence on either the part of the driver or the pedestrian.
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