News: Male pedestrian, 55, loses life in Hillsborough Co. crash


HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – A man lost his life after he was struck by a person operating a large, red-colored commercial vehicle Sunday. 

This crash happened around 2:30 p.m. on I-75 North near milepost 247, according to ABC Action News. First responders declared the pedestrian dead at the scene. Florida Highway Patrol has only identified the man as a Lakeland resident. 

Troopers have not yet said if the motorist will face citations or charges. 

Our team of wrongful death lawyers at Whittel & Melton, LLC understands the pain and heartache you must be feeling following the passing of your loved one to a deadly collision. If you lost a loved one to a fatal crash caused by another party, our team of attorneys express their deepest condolences to you and your family and would like to help you recover maximum compensation, which could account for the loss of income incurred from the collision and help with funeral expenses. We invite you to give us a call at 866-608-5529 or online for a free, no-risk consultation. 

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