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1 person killed in Largo crash, police say

A car heading southbound on Starkey Road reportedly hit the person walking across the road.

LARGO, Fla. — A person was hit and killed by a car Saturday evening in Largo as he tried to cross Starkey Road at 12th Avenue SE, police say.

At around 6:29 p.m., the man, who was crossing the road from east to west, was hit by a vehicle going south, the Largo Police Department said in a news release. 

Authorities say that witnesses told them the person walking across the road "had darted into the vehicle's path."

The person was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died due to his injuries, police say. 

Largo police say alcohol does not appear to have been a factor. Investigators have not yet said if any arrests have been made.

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