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One killed in Wednesday morning crash

Robert Perkins Way Crash
Posted at 10:53 AM, Sep 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-22 17:23:01-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An adult male has died from injuries sustained in a crash that occurred around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

According to the Tallahassee Police Department, the crash happened near the intersection of Wahnish Way and Robert Trudie Perkins Way.

Traffic Homicide Investigators have assumed the investigation.

The Tallahassee Police Department stated that preliminary findings determined that the victim was standing in the roadway operating the liftgate to a tractor-trailer moments before the crash.

An adult female traveling east on Robert Trudy Perkins way struck the man and he succumbed to his injuries on scene, reports stated.

The Tallahassee Police Department has told ABC 28 that the female driver was a FAMU student and the victim was a vendor for the campus. No criminal charges will be filed.

TPD is asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash but did not speak with an officer on the scene, or anyone with information about the accident to call 850-891-4200 and ask to speak with the Traffic Homicide Unit. They may also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

This is a developing story.