Authorities are currently investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian.
The collision occurred around 8:45 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 19 just south of Hudson Avenue.
The Florida Highway Patrol said a vehicle was traveling northbound on U.S. 19 when a 46-year-old Wesley Chapel man walked into the vehicle’s path.
Troopers said the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
FHP is still investigating.
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