Pedestrian Hit By Vehicle On Pine Forest Road

May 13, 2019

A 73-year old pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a vehicle late Sunday night on Pine Forest Road.

The Florida Highway Patrol said 52-year old Joseph Quito Bande was driving northbound on Pine Forest near Tillman Lane at 11:05 when he failed to see a pedestrian walking south in the roadway.  Bande’s 2010 Buick Enclave collided with 73-year old Kenneth Robert Beisheim.

Beisheim was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital in serious condition. Bande and his passenger were not injured.

Any charges in the crash are pending the outcome of the FHP investigation.


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