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Catastrophic Pedestrian Accidents Sometimes Happen at Night

San Mateo, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US-17 Near Boundry Rd

San Mateo, FL (June 9, 2020) – Around 11 p.m. last night, June 8, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident on US-17 near Boundry Road in San Mateo.

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the collision, where they found that a 28-year-old woman was driving south when she struck a pedestrian in the same lane of the highway.

The pedestrian was immediately taken to the hospital and tragically succumbed to injuries while there. It is not known if the driver was charged for their role in the collision.

The investigation into the collision is ongoing.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in Florida 

San Mateo, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US-17 Near Boundry RdIn 2016 alone, approximately 35 pedestrians were killed in Jacksonville pedestrian accidents. Hundreds more were killed within the state of Florida that year. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and are prone to some of the worst harm. Losing a loved one in a fatal collision might be one of the most devastating and traumatic things that you have ever experienced, which is why you should always speak with a Florida wrongful death attorney in your time of need.

At Sheftall & Associates, our personal injury attorneys have helped numerous families after they have lost a loved one in pedestrian accidents. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be and the impact that it can have on your life after you have lost somebody you love. If you have suffered these losses and you are not sure about where to turn, please contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 for the help you deserve.

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Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.