A pedestrian was killed Wednesday morning after he was struck by a truck while crossing Ulmerton Road in Largo.
The crash occurred at 6:13 a.m. in the 7900 block of Ulmerton Road, near the intersection with Belcher Road.
Police believe the 60-year-old was attempting to cross the eastbound lanes of Ulmerton Road when he stepped in front of a 2012 Ford F-250.
The man was taken to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.
Police claim the man was crossing Ulmerton Road outside of a crosswalk.
The driver of the pickup was not injured. Police say the investigation is ongoing but they do not expect to file charges.
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