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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.