Pedestrian Killed After Vehicle Strikes a Couple Walking Along Feather Sound Drive


The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in Pinellas County.

The crash occurred at approximately 5 p.m. near the intersection of Feather Sound Drive and Vizcaya Drive.

FHP investigating death of pedestrian on Feather Sound Drive

According to troopers, 24 year-old Gregory Gleason was operating a 2017 Jeep Patriot westbound on Feather Sound Drive, east of Vizcaya Drive.

Gleason reportedly failed to negotiate a curve, departed the roadway and onto a sidewalk where he struck two pedestrians.

He struck two pedestrians that were identified as 67 year-old Robert Parker and 55 year-old Laurie Parker.

Robert Parker died at the scene of the crash.  Laurie Parker was treated at the scene for minor physical injuries.

Gleason’s Jeep continued into a ditch and finally struck a concrete retaining wall.

Gleason was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg for serious injuries.

Troopers do not believe that alcohol played a role in the crash.

Charges are listed as pending.




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