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FHP: Crash on Hwy 19 at Beach Road ends in pedestrian fatality

Pedestrian Killed
Posted at 5:50 PM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 19:48:38-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on Highway 19 at Beach Road after a semi-truck hit a pedestrian.

FHP says the on-scene investigation revealed the truck was traveling south on US Highway 19. For reasons unknown at this time, a 67-yea-old femAale pedestrian entered the roadway in the truck's path.

Following the collision, the truck came to a controlled stop.

The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries as a result of this crash.

The Florida Highway Patrol was assisted by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, Taylor County EMS, and Taylor County Fire Rescue.