Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) are investigating a vehicle vs pedestrian crash in North Redington Beach. The crash occurred at approximately 11:18 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019.
According to investigators, 35-year-old Alex Lyons was driving his 2015 Dodge Dart southbound on Gulf Boulevard, approaching the Double Tree Resort located at 17120 Gulf Boulevard on Redington Beach.
Deputies say 61-year-old Roger P. Galvin of West Sussex, England was crossing Gulf Boulevard from west to east, not in a crosswalk, in front of the Double Tree Resort, when he was struck by Lyons’ vehicle.
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Galvin was transported to Bayfront Hospital with life threatening injuries and was later pronounced deceased.
Lyons refused medical treatment on scene.
Impairment and speed do not appear to be a factor in the crash.
The investigation continues.