***UPDATE as of January 27, 2019 at 9:10 a.m.***
The next of kin notification has been made for the pedestrian in this incident.
Roger P. Galvin (Deceased)
21 Pitgowiy Way Southwick
West Sussex, -- BN42414Q Great Britain
***END OF UPDATE***
***Original news release***
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
- Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.)
Alex Lyons (Driver- Uninjured)
Vehicle: 2015 Dodge Dart
The pedestrian is a 61-year-old male from Great Britain. Next of kin notification has not been made.
Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team are investigating a vehicle vs pedestrian crash in North Redington Beach.
The crash occurred at about 11:18 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019.
The crash occurred at 17120 Gulf Boulevard in North Redington Beach.
Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) are investigating a vehicle vs pedestrian crash in North Redington Beach.
According to investigators, 35-year-old Alex Lyons was driving his 2015 Dodge Dart southbound on Gulf Boulevard, approaching the Double Tree Resort located at 17120 Gulf Boulevard on Redington Beach.
Deputies say a 61-year-old male from Great Britain was crossing Gulf Boulevard from west to east, not in a crosswalk, in front of the Double Tree Resort, when he was struck by Lyons’ vehicle.
The pedestrian was transported to Bayfront Hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced deceased.
Lyons refused medical treatment on scene.
Impairment and speed do not appear to be a factor in the crash.
Next of kin has not been notified.
The investigation continues.
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