Hudson, FL (June 10, 2021) – On Thursday, June 10, a Hudson man was killed after being struck by a pickup truck while walking along US-19.
The fatal accident reportedly occurred at the crossing of US-19 and Krag Drive at around 2:25 a.m. Local reports indicated that 28-year-old Andres Gallo of Brooksville was traveling north on the highway in the outside lane when he hit the pedestrian. Gallo initially fled the scene but was later located and apprehended by law enforcement officials.
The injured party was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Gallo was charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving a fatality. No further information on the deadly pedestrian crash has been provided at this time.
An ongoing accident investigation is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Tampa Hit-&-Run Accidents
Hit and run crashes have reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with more and more of these accidents taking place each year. There were more than 737,100 hit-and-runs reported nationally in 2015, with a crash taking place every 43 seconds on average. The majority of fatal hit-and-runs involve pedestrians and cyclists.
When the death of a loved one is the result of another person’s negligence or carelessness, it can be truly devastating. When a loved one is killed in a sudden accident, surviving family members are often forced to deal with feelings of frustration and helplessness, in addition to their profound sense of loss. It is only natural that surviving family members would want to bring those responsible for your loved one’s death to justice by pursuing a wrongful death claim with the help of a personal injury attorney.
At Rebein Law, our primary focus is on helping families recover maximum compensation for their losses associated with a fatal Tampa pedestrian crash. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law and our tenacity have provided our clients with favorable outcomes in the event of a deadly pedestrian accident in Hudson, and we have successfully helped thousands of clients obtain compensation after the loss of a loved one. If you have lost a loved one in a sudden crash, contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case with a Tampa wrongful death attorney.
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