SAEFTY HARBOR, Fla. - Brenda, 66, and Gilbert, 68, Greene where headed home Friday night after walking to Sungrove Ice Cream Shop for a sweet treat. As they were crossing the westbound lanes of State Road 580 Gilbert was struck by a Ford Ranger driven by Mark Cavanagh, 52.
Pinellas County deputies say Gilbert was taken to Mease Countryside hospital where he later died.
While the Greene's were attempting to cross SR-580 Gilbert was carrying their eight-year-old miniature daschund, Rubi. When Gilbert was hit, Rubi went missing.
Brenda Greene thought she would never see her little dog again, until a deputy showed up at her door Saturday morning. He told her that Rubi had been found in a nearby parking lot and was alive.
Rubi and Brenda were reunited Saturday morning.
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