Pedestrian Dies After Struck by Vehicle in Collier County, Florida


March 02, 2019

COLLIER COUNTY, FL. – According to a news story reported online by fox4now.com, a pedestrian died from his injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Collier County, Florida. The pedestrian reportedly died at a hospital after being rushed there for emergency care following the accident.* 

The accident happened on Vanderbilt Beach Road in Collier County. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers report that a 46-year-old resident of Naples, Florida, was crossing Vanderbilt Beach Road at this time, when he was struck by a vehicle. 

It is not clear what direction the man was walking or what direction vehicles were traveling. Fox 4 reported that oncoming vehicles had stopped to let the man cross, but one vehicle did not stop and ended up hitting the man. 

Fox 4 stated in its report that the man suffered critical injuries in the wreck, and an ambulance rushed him to a nearby hospital for treatment. Fox 4 reports that the man did not survive and was declared deceased at North Collier Hospital. The news report states that the man’s family members have been notified. 

The Fox 4 report did not say whether the driver of the vehicle, a 24-year-old man, was injured or whether anyone else in the vehicle was injured in the accident. No description of the vehicle was reported.

The cause of the accident has not yet been determined. At this time, according to Fox 4, no charges have been filed. The collision is still under investigation by Florida Highway Patrol, and no further information was included in the Fox 4 news report. 

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Source:https://www.fox4now.com/news/local-news/one-pedestrian-killed-in-a-car-crash

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