1 dead, 1 hurt in Palm Harbor crash involving pedestrians

By Fallon Silcox, Reporter
Last Updated: Monday, July 31, 2017, 1:35 PM EDT

One person was killed and another injured after a crash early Monday in Palm Harbor involving pedestrians.

  • Lanes of US 19 closed in Palm Harbor after fatal crash involving pedestrian
  • At least 1 person killed in crash
  • Florida Highway Patrol investigating
  • BN9 Traffic

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, northbound US 19 was closed at Alderman Road for several hours early Monday. The roadway was reopened just after 7 a.m. 

Troopers said a 2016 Honda Civic collided with two pedestrians crossing the northbound lanes of US Highway 19 at Alderman Road at the south end of the intersection. The crash happened just after 4 a.m.

The driver of the Honda remained at the scene of the crash. 

An 18-year-old man from Palm Harbor died at the scene. A female with him was taken to Bayonet Point Hospital in critical condition. The 47-year-old driver of the Honda was not injured.

Officials have not released the names of the pedetsrians struck.

The crash remains under investigation.