Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck By Pickup

July 21, 2021

\A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday night in Escambia County.

The unknown age male pedestrian attempted to cross North Pace Boulevard near West Lakeview Avenue about 9:50 p.m. He stepped into the path of a Ford pickup drive by a 56-year old Lake Placid, Florida, man, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. He was transported to Baptist Hospital where he later passed away.

No names were release by FHP.


10 Responses to “Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck By Pickup”

  1. R S on July 24th, 2021 3:30 pm

    Rest in peace. Pay attention people, distracted driving, or crossing the street is deadly.

  2. Angel Andrew on July 23rd, 2021 1:01 am

    All those saying sidewalks… There are sidewalks all the way down pace.. On both sides of the road. So sidewalks wouldn’t be a factor in this man’s death. It’s the mindset of the pedestrian crossing the road, not at a crosswalk. People are always crossing where there isn’t a cross walk. That’s what the problem is.

  3. Jj on July 22nd, 2021 2:20 pm

    Ugh maybe the first step would be SIDEWALKS. This county is pathetic when it comes to pedestrian safety. Maybe stop taking a million years to fix roads and start putting i sidewalks. I have lived here for over 10 years and it is probably the longest I have ever seen workers take to fix a dam road. I have seen an expansion of a huge freeway in San Diego be done in less than 2 years.

  4. Mike J. on July 22nd, 2021 10:46 am

    David is not blaming the driver here. He is only asking people (drivers) to be careful, drive safe, obey the rules of the road and the laws. That’s not too much to ask. Care should also be for the people who are walking across the roads. Too many people take chances with their lives when they are not careful.

  5. Adam on July 22nd, 2021 8:49 am

    Dave Coleson, there is no mention of the driver doing anything wrong. The pedestrians need to take care crossing all streets.

  6. JTV on July 22nd, 2021 6:50 am

    @David Coleson, most of these car vs pedestrian are the pedestrian’s fault. If grown men and women can’t look both ways and determine a safe crossing, then we can’t wag our fingers at drivers.

  7. Dave Coleson on July 22nd, 2021 5:10 am

    Prayers for all individuals involved. It’s sad to see so many lives lost on the roadways. Its definitely a reminder to drive safe and obey all laws of the road. These roads are so so so dangerous yall. Please take a second to think and slow down. Think about your loved ones and everyone else’s loved ones.

  8. KPL on July 21st, 2021 8:56 pm

    EMD……. I’ve not ever seen a sidewalk cross the road.

  9. r on July 21st, 2021 8:26 pm

    There are 6′ sidewalks all down north pace blvd.

  10. EMD on July 21st, 2021 7:49 pm

    SIDEWALKS ! ! !

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