MAIT Investigation

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-Major Accident Investigation Team

Brian Allen (Pedestrian – Deceased)
DOB: 1/19/1961

Jane Allen (Pedestrian – Deceased)
DOB: 11/10/1959

Jennifer Perman (Driver – Uninjured)
DOB: 5/30/1971
Vehicle: 2016 GMC Yukon XL

PINELLAS COUNTY - On January 3, 2023, at approximately 6:15 p.m., deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) responded to the area of 4506 Gulf Boulevard in St. Pete Beach to investigate a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian crash.

According to investigators, 51-year-old Jennifer Perman was driving southbound on Gulf Boulevard in a 2016 GMC Yukon XL, in the curb lane. Two pedestrians, 61-year-old Brian Allen and 63-year-old Jane Allen were crossing Gulf Boulevard from east to west, not in a designated crosswalk. Investigators say Perman struck the couple with her Yukon in the southbound curb lane.

Brian and Jane were transported to the hospital, where they were pronounced deceased. Next of kin has been notified.

Investigators say speed and impairment are not factors in this crash for the driver.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Amanda Sinni Wednesday, January 4, 2023 12:58:00 PM Categories: Vehicle Crashes

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