Pedestrian struck, killed on Alt 19 in Pinellas Co.

PALM HARBOR, FL – A 44-year-old man died Saturday morning when a vehicle struck him as he walked along a busy roadway in Palm Harbor, reports WFLA News 8.

Police say the incident happened at 2:02 a.m. in the southbound travel lane of Alt 19.

The preliminary investigation suggests that the man was walking in the travel lane of Alt 19 when a southbound SUV struck him.

The pedestrian died at the scene of the collision. The driver of the SUV did not sustain injuries in the crash.

Authorities are still investigating why the victim was walking in the travel lane of the Alt 19.

If you’ve lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident in Pinellas County, an experienced attorney can help determine if you have a case against the driver. The Tampa Bay area pedestrian accident lawyers at Mickey Keenan P.A. will review the facts of your case and, if appropriate, guide you through filing a wrongful death lawsuit. Reach out to our team right away online or by phone at (813) 871-1300 to discuss your case.

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