Clearwater, FL (June 10, 2021) – A hit-and-run accident in the Clearwater area resulted in the death of a pedestrian on Thursday, June 10.
The incident was reported early that morning at 2 a.m. near the intersection of Gulf to Bay Boulevard and Keene Road. A pedestrian was struck at the intersection by a motor vehicle. The driver proceeded to flee the scene.
All lanes on Gulf to Bay Boulevard were initially closed while emergency responders were present. The area was later reopened at around 7 a.m. The identity of the deceased party has not been disclosed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Tampa FL
There is little protecting a pedestrian from the full impact of a serious crash. The rate of pedestrian deaths has continued to increase year over year, and Florida is a particularly dangerous state for those traveling on foot. In 2013, the state accounted for roughly 20% of nationwide pedestrian fatalities.
When you lose someone who was close to you, your life will change in endless ways, and the ensuing damages can take a serious toll on your emotional and financial wellbeing. It is easy to find yourself overwhelmed by new challenges with the loss of a family member, and many families are unsure of what to do next in order to recover deserved compensation. When the loss is the result of the negligence, neglect, or wrongful act of another, it can make the situation feel unbearable. The last thing you want is to feel alone after losing a family member in a sudden and catastrophic accident.
After losing a loved one in a deadly car crash, you need a Tampa wrongful death lawyer who is prepared to assist you with every aspect of your case or claim. Rebein Law has years of experience helping the people of Tampa after losing a loved one in a fatal Florida pedestrian accident, and our years of experience means that we understand how to successfully pursue a Florida wrongful death claim. Contact attorney Paul Rebein today at 813-305-7285 to see how we can help your case.
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