Pedestrian killed in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY – A pedestrian attempting to run across Massachusetts Avenue was struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday night.

According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, a 53-year-old female was running southbound across Massachusetts Avenue, east of Aurora Drive, at approximately 8:15 p.m., Sept. 19, when she was struck by a sedan driven by a 78-year-old man.

The victim was transported to an area hospital, where she died from her injuries.