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46-Year-Old St. Petersburg Man Killed on 54th Avenue North

St. Petersburg Man Killed on 54th Avenue North

St. Petersburg Man Killed on 54th Avenue North



Pinellas County, FL. - In Pinellas County, a tragic accident occurred on 54th Avenue North, claiming the life of a 46-year-old man from St. Petersburg. The incident unfolded in the early hours of May 26, 2024, around 1:25 AM east of Haines Road.


According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Chevy Bolt, operated by a 33-year-old man from Los Angeles, California, was traveling eastbound when the St. Petersburg pedestrian unexpectedly entered the roadway. The pedestrian was initially struck by the Chevy Bolt and subsequently hit by a Honda Civic, driven by a 30-year-old Seminole man, also moving eastbound.


Emergency responders declared the pedestrian deceased at the scene due to the catastrophic injuries. The driver of the Chevy Bolt sustained minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, while the driver of the Honda Civic was unharmed.

Both vehicles involved came to a controlled stop after the accident. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the factors that contributed to this tragic event, including road conditions and pedestrian behavior at the time of the accident. This grave incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of road safety and vigilance at all times, particularly during nighttime hours.


Further details will be provided as the investigation progresses.

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