Citrus County sheriff hits, kills pedestrian on US 19

The sheriff of Citrus County struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in Hernando County. Investigators say Sheriff Mike Prendergast, 62, was driving his agency car northbound on US-19, south of Woodland Water Boulevard, in the outside lane, when a pedestrian walked into the car's path. Prendergast struck the person, who died.
Published: 12:12 PM EDT August 22, 2019
Updated: 12:11 PM EDT August 22, 2019