Gainesville, FL – Gregory Surprenant Killed in Pedestrian Accident on FL-93Jacksonville Accident News
Gainesville, FL (April 21, 2020) – On Saturday night, one person was killed in a pedestrian accident on FL-93. The victim has since been identified by police as of yesterday.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision took place around 8:30 p.m. when 51-year-old Gregory Surprenant was walking along the southbound lanes of traffic on FL-93 near the area of Archer Road.
Police confirmed that 24-year-old Saida Arifbayeva was traveling south in the same lane and did not see Surprenant in time. The vehicle collided with him as he was walking.
Arifbayeva was injured in the accident but is expected to make a full recovery.
Surprenant was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Every year in Jacksonville, 35 pedestrians lose their lives in accidents. Hundreds lose their lives within the entire state of Florida. Losing a loved one might be one of the most difficult things that family members have ever faced. Fortunately, you have options for recovery after you have suffered these devastating losses. It is important that you speak with a wrongful death attorney about your pedestrian accident claim.
Our pedestrian accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have diligently assisted those in need following an accident that is not their fault. We believe that families deserve compensation for a variety of aspects after they have lost somebody close to them. You have a right to compensation like funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact our skilled accident attorneys at (904) 575-9026 for more information in your time of need.
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