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Deputy-Involved Fatal Pedestrian Crash Investigated In Largo

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL. – On Monday at approximately 5:55 a.m., 29-year-old Deputy William Morgan was traveling southbound on 66th Street in his fully marked Chevy Tahoe patrol vehicle.

An adult male pedestrian was crossing 66th Street from west to east and was not in a designated crosswalk.

Deputy Morgan struck the pedestrian with the front passenger side of his cruiser and immediately stopped to render first-aid. The pedestrian was later pronounced deceased at the scene.

The identity of the pedestrian, who appears to be transient, will be released once the next-of-kin has been notified.

We will update this story when more details are released.

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