Man hit, killed trying to cross U.S. Highway 19

A 39-year-old man from Port Richey was killed Sunday afternoon as he tried to cross U.S. Highway 19, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers say a pick-up truck driven by a 25-year-old man was traveling northbound on U.S. 19, north of Gordon Drive, when he struck the 39-year-old as he attempted to cross the street.  

The 39-year-old was taken to an area hospital and died from his injuries.

The driver of the pick-up truck was not injured. 

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