PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Two pedestrians were hit by a pickup truck on Saturday in Dunedin, and one has died, according to Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
On January 7, 2023, at approximately 6:50 p.m., deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) responded to the area of Main Street and Edgewater Drive in Dunedin.
Investigators say 52-year-old Anna Walker-Parisi was driving a 2022 Toyota Tacoma when she struck 79-year-old Nazire Blloshmi and 47-year-old Stela Mema as she was turning left onto Edgewater Drive. At the time of the crash, Blloshmi was being assisted by Mema to cross Edgewater Drive in a designated crosswalk.
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Blloshmi was transported to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased.
Mema suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was also transported to a local hospital.
Investigators say speed and impairment do not appear to be factored in the crash.