M.A.I.T. Crash Investigation

******* Update*******

 Felicia Jean Wilkerson died from her injuries at about 11:50 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018

Wilkerson was being treated at Bayfront Hospital, St. Petersburg when she died.

Next of kin has been notified.

The investigation continues.

*******End of Update*******

*******Original News Release*******

18-228 M.A.I.T. Investigates Vehicle Vs Pedestrian Crash In Seminole

M.A.I.T. Crash Investigation

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
- Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.)

Felicia Jean Wilkerson (Pedestrian- Injured)
DOB: 02/18/1961
Address: (no address)  St. Petersburg

Alejandro Cruz Perez (Driver- Uninjured)
DOB: 01/18/1975
Address: 11086 Huron Road, St. Petersburg
Vehicle: 2001 Green Honda CRV

What:
Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team are investigating a vehicle vs pedestrian in Seminole.

When:
The crash occurred at about 7:01 p.m. on Thursday, December 06, 2018.

Where:
The crash occurred on Seminole Boulevard at 61st Avenue N in Seminole.

Why/How:
Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team are investigating a vehicle vs pedestrian crash in Seminole.

According to investigators, 57-year-old Felicia Wilkerson was not in a crosswalk and crossing east to west in a poorly lit area of the roadway on Seminole Boulevard at 61st Avenue North in Seminole.

Deputies say Alejandro Perez was driving his 2001 Honda CRV southbound on Seminole Boulevard in the curb lane at about 61st Avenue North, Seminole at the time of the crash.

Paramedics responded to the scene and transported Wilkerson to Bayfront Hospital, St. Petersburg, with life threatening injuries.

Impairment and speed do not appear to be a factor in the crash.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Dan Difrancesco Friday, December 7, 2018 12:17:00 AM Categories: Vehicle Crashes

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