One Killed in Pedestrian Accident in Tallahassee, Florida
TALLAHASSEE, FL. – One person was killed in a pedestrian accident in Tallahassee, Florida, according to an online news report published by wctv.tv. It is assumed the victim was the pedestrian, but this information was not confirmed in reports. The accident is still under investigation by the sheriff’s office.*
The accident took place in the early afternoon on February 13 on Highway 20 (Blountstown Highway) in Tallahassee. At about 12:40 p.m., the Leon County Sheriff’s Office and paramedics responded to the scene of a reported pedestrian collision on Highway 20 at the intersection with Camp Ground Pond Road.
No information was reported regarding the vehicle; The make and model were not released. It is not known where the pedestrian was walking when the accident happened or what direction the vehicle was traveling on the highway. The Leon County Sheriff’s Office said that one person was killed in the accident. Deputies did not immediately identify this person.
Assumedly, the victim is the pedestrian, but this information has not been confirmed. It is not clear how many people were inside the vehicle. No other injuries were reported at the scene.
On February 14, the day after the accident, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim of the accident as 28-year-old man (city of residence was not included in the identification). Deputies again did not say whether he was the pedestrian or an occupant of the vehicle.
Both lanes of Highway 20 were closed after the wreck for investigation. The accident investigation is ongoing, and no additional information has been released.
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