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Pedestrian killed in accident on Apalachee Parkway

Fatal Accident
Posted at 9:31 PM, May 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-04 08:26:29-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A man is dead after being hit by a car in Leon County Thursday night.  

Charles Leonard, 47, of Tallahassee, died from his injuries after being hit by a car. 

According to Florida Highway Patrol, around 8:34 p.m. on Thursday, a car was travelling eastbound on US 27, when Leonard tried to cross the street on US 27, walking into the path of the car. 

FHP says alcohol was not a factor in the accident and the accident is currently under investigation. 


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida Highway Patrol is currently on the scene of a fatal vehicle crash on Apalachee Parkway and Southwood Plantation Road.  

Around 8:42 p.m. Thursday, FHP was called out to Apalachee Parkway and Southwood Plantation in regards to a vehicle crash. 

Roadways are completely blocked and FHP is asking people to avoid the area and find an alternate route. 

This is a developing story.