Investigators say Deputy Brien was on beach patrol behind 4450 Gulf Boulevard, and was parked facing west in his 2017 fully Marked Chevrolet Tahoe. While Deputy Brien was speaking to several pedestrians on the beach, he was dispatched to a

Woman Ran Over On St. Pete Beach By Patrol Deputy

Investigators say Deputy Brien was on beach patrol behind 4450 Gulf Boulevard, and was parked facing west in his 2017 fully Marked Chevrolet Tahoe. While Deputy Brien was speaking to several pedestrians on the beach, he was dispatched to a

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL. – Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team are conducting a deputy-involved crash investigation in St. Pete Beach.

On Wednesday at approximately 1:08 p.m., deputies responded to 4450 Gulf Boulevard on St. Pete Beach for a vehicle versus pedestrian crash.

Investigators say Deputy Brien was on beach patrol behind 4450 Gulf Boulevard and was parked facing west in his 2017 fully Marked Chevrolet Tahoe.

While Deputy Brien spoke to pedestrians on the beach, he was dispatched to a 911 hang-up call at another location.

Deputy Brien made a right turn from his parked position when he struck a 23-year-old woman while she was lying on her back in the sand.

According to investigators, the front driver side tire of the Tahoe drove over the woman’s right side and mid to upper back area.

Diffenderfer sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.

The investigation continues, and we will update this story if more details are released.

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