71-year-old pedestrian killed in Lutz accident

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident on Dale Mabry Highway in Lutz that killed a 71-year-old man, according to troopers. 

Troopers said the pedestrian was crossing the highway at the intersection of Brinson Road around 7:00 p.m. when he entered the path of a car driving southbound. The pedestrian died at the scene. 

The name of pedestrian has not yet been released. 

A passenger in the was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.