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Pedestrian struck and killed crossing 34th Street N in unincorporated St. Petersburg

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Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) continue to investigate a crash that killed a pedestrian in the southbound lanes of 34th Street N.

The crash occurred shortly after 8 p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2022.

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Three vehicles were traveling southbound in the inside lane of 34th Street North, north of 50th Avenue North. 

A pedestrian, an 81 year-old Clearwater man, was walking westbound across 34th Street North and entered the path of the vehicles. 

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As a result, the first vehicle, a van operated by a 67 year-old Pinellas Park man, collided with the pedestrian who died at the scene.

Unable to stop, a second vehicle struck the back of the van and a third car struck the second.

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