PERRY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal incident involving a pedestrian that happened Wednesday night.
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) said in a report released Thursday afternoon that just after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday at US Highway 19 and South Red Padgett Road, a sport utility vehicle (SUV) was traveling southbound on US Highway 19 in the outside lane. .
The pedestrian was also in the outside southbound lane of US 19 directly in the path of the SUV, FHP said.
The report notes that the SUV collided with a pedestrian. The driver of the SUV stopped after the collision.
The injuries sustained by the pedestrian, a 35-year-old Greenville resident, were fatal.
FHP said it was assisted by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, Perry Police Department, Century EMS, Taylor County Fire Department and other agencies.