Pedestrian dies in Land O' Lakes accident

3:15 PM, Jan 21, 2011   |    comments
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Land O' Lakes, Florida -- A 49 year old Land O'Lakes man dies after being struck by a small SUV traveling on U.S. 41 near Carson drive Thursday night.

Florida Highway Patrol Sergeant Larry Kraus says Dwanye Lavon Dixon was walking along U.S. 41 when he was struck by a Buick enclave traveling north in the left lane.

The driver of the enclave, 35-year-old Magie M. Castellanos was traveling with a 15-year-old passenger, believed to be her daughter.

Sgt. Kraus says Castellanos told him she did not see Dixon.

Dixon was pronounced dead on the scene by Pasco County EMS.  At this time, no charges have been filed.

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