Pedestrian killed in Port Charlotte
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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - An accident involving a pedestrian and a car left a 48-year-old man dead early Monday morning in Port Charlotte.
The crash happened at about 2:15 a.m. at the intersection of Prineville Street and Tulane Ave.
The Florida Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Joseph Richard was driving his Dodge Neon north on Pineville Street when he came upon a pedestrian laying in the roadway for reasons unknown. Richard tried to avoid the man but was unable to stop and hit the victim.
The name of the dead man is being witheld pending notification of next of kin.
The FHP says Pineville Streeet is a two lane road with no streetlights.