Authorities are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian.

It happened about 8:45 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 19 just south of Hudson Avenue.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a vehicle was traveling northbound on U.S. 19 when a pedestrian walked into the vehicle's path.

Troopers said the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was identified as James Joseph Kolasensky, 46, of Wesley Chapel.

FHP is still investigating.