Pedestrian struck, killed in Pinellas Park

Posted at 2:11 AM, Jan 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-06 02:11:52-05

A pedestrian was struck and killed Tuesday night in the 5500 block of 62nd Avenue North in Pinellas Park, authorities said.

The victim was identified as a male but his name was withheld notification of next of kin.

The incident occurred about 11:25 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5.

Few details have been released about the traffic accident other than a vehicle struck the pedestrian, who died.

The investigation is in the hands of Pinellas Park police traffic homicide investigators, who remained on the scene early Wednesday morning.