Pedestrian hit, killed in crosswalk

A pedestrian was hit and killed crossing NW 8th Avenue in Gainesville on Tuesday.

According to a Gainesville Police Department (GPD) report Wednesday afternoon, officers responded at 12:30 p.m. to the collision, which involved a vehicle driving northbound on NW 10th Street. It turned left onto NW 8th Avenue, striking a 22-year-old female in the crosswalk.

First responders transported the pedestrian to UF Shands Health, where she was pronounced dead.

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GPD’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating the incident and no charges or citations have been issued at this time.

Intersection of NW 8th Avenue and NW 10th Street pedestrian fatality

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