Treasure Island, FL – Update: John Dennelly Charges in Fatal Hit-&-Run on Gulf Blvd

Last updated Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

Treasure Island, FL – Update: John Dennelly Charges in Fatal Hit-&-Run on Gulf Blvd

Treasure Island, FL (December 12, 2022) – A Maderia Beach man has been charged in connection with a deadly hit-and-run crash in Treasure Island that took place on Tuesday, December 6. 

It was reported that a blue 2020 Chevy Silverado pickup truck was traveling on Gulf Boulevard at around 7:45 p.m. when it hit 46-year-old Felicia White. White was attempting to cross 108th Avenue N. at the time of the crash. The driver fled the scene, and White was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver was later identified as 62-year-old John Mackinnon Dennelly of Maderia Beach. Dennelly is currently facing charges related to the incident. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Felicia White at this time.

Deadly Hit-&-Run Accidents in Florida

Treasure Island, FL - Update: John Dennelly Charges in Fatal Hit-&-Run on Gulf BlvdIn recent years, the number of fatal hit-and-run accidents has increased nationwide to all-time highs. In Florida, there were 4,554 drunk driving accidents and 92,247 hit-and-run instances in 2020. Drivers who leave the scene of an accident should be prosecuted for their crimes. In some cases, the at-fault party can be found by authorities, and charges can be filed against them. 

The untimely passing of a loved one is among life’s most terrible and agonizing events. It is likely that during that time, you may feel some anxiety in addition to your sadness over their departure. When a family member dies, the surviving family members almost always have to deal with the financial and emotional fallout. This is especially true if the dead person served as the family’s primary caregiver or breadwinner. To cover a gap that they had not anticipated, the family members were forced to move quickly.

There is a gap left in your life when a family member is tragically stolen from you. It’s likely that your financial position will spiral out of control when you attempt to make up for the money and services that your loved one provided your family during this trying period. Although pursuing a Florida wrongful death claim won’t be able to compensate you for the loss of a loved one, there is still a potential that you will qualify for financial aid that will help you resume your normal life.

It makes complete sense that you would be feeling a variety of intense emotions following the death of a family member. A Treasure Island wrongful death attorney can help you file a claim against the person or organization at fault for wrongful death. Rebein Law has a history of helping the victim’s surviving family members with their financial recovery when a family member passes away in a sudden accident. 

Call 813-305-7285 to speak with Attorney Paul Rebein about how we might be able to support your financial recovery after the loss of a loved one.

Note: Secondary sources were used in the creation of this post. Our team has not independently verified the facts surrounding this accident. If any information is not correct, please contact Rebein Law so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove a post upon request.

Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people who are injured in an accident in Florida. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.

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