A pedestrian was killed Wednesday night when he was struck by a pickup truck in Seminole.
Pinellas County deputies say that around 10 p.m., Leo R. Carey Jr., 53, listed as a transient, walked into the path of a southbound Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Joshua Baron, 19, on Park Street just south of 54th Avenue North.
Deputies say Carey, who was not at a crosswalk, walked out from behind a tree line on the west side of Park Street and into Baron’s direct path.
Carey was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Baron, of Seminole, and passenger Kory A. Brahm, 19, of St. Petersburg, were not injured, deputies say.
Deputies say neither alcohol nor speed appear to be a factor, and no charges have been filed at this time.
An investigation is ongoing.