Largo pedestrian dies after being struck by two vehicles; police search for hit-and-run driver
LARGO, Fla. - A pedestrian was killed after being struck by two vehicles in Largo, police said. One driver stayed, but the other left the scene.
Around 10:41 p.m. Wednesday, Largo police responded to the area of Seminole Boulevard and 21st Avenue SE. Officers said a driver was heading south in a Honda when the vehicle struck a pedestrian, who was crossing the roadway. A second vehicle struck the pedestrian as he was laying in the roadway.
In a news release, police described the hit-and-run vehicle as a dark-colored sedan.
Police said the pedestrian – who was only described as a male – was not in a posted crosswalk.
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The driver remained at the scene. They said alcohol was not a factor.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital where he passed away.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Largo Police Department at 727-587-6730.