Tallahassee, FL (May 12, 2020) – Police responded to a call regarding a fatal pedestrian crash in the early morning hours on Monday in Tallahassee.
The crash claimed the life of one 24-year-old female who remains unidentified. The woman was traveling across Springhill Road near Windy Pine Way on foot when she was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound.
Various first responders were present at the scene of the accident including paramedics, who transported the woman to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. She later succumbed to her injuries.
The driver of the vehicle cooperated with law enforcement and was not hurt in the crash.
No further information is available at this time.
An investigation into the crash and its circumstances remain ongoing.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim during this difficult time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
A safety report from 2019 stated that Florida leads the nation when it comes to the state with the most annual pedestrian deaths. Florida has one of the highest populations in the US, but its pedestrian fatality rates have been on the rise since 2009.
Nine of the 20 deadliest cities for pedestrians are located in Florida, with Orlando being marked as the least safe. From January to June of 2019, there were a reported 368 pedestrian deaths in Florida.
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