News: Male pedestrian loses life in St. Pete collision 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – An elderly man walking in the 7200 block of Sunshine Skyway Lane South was hit by a Honda CRV, leading to his death Friday. 

The St. Petersburg Police Department told WFLA this collision happened around 7:45 a.m. Upon arriving, an ambulance took the pedestrian to Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital. There, he succumbed to fatal wounds. 

Police said the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. They did not confirm if the motorist would be cited or charged for involvement in this collision, nor did they release the victim’s name. 

When new developments come to light, then our news team will add updates. 

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