Pedestrian killed on NW 8th Avenue

Press release from Gainesville Police Department

On Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Gainesville Police Department (GPD) officers responded to an accident at the intersection of NW 8th Avenue and NW 10th Street involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

The vehicle was traveling northbound on NW 10th Street when it made a left turn onto NW 8th Avenue, striking a pedestrian who was in the crosswalk. The pedestrian was immediately transported to UF Health Shands, where they were later pronounced dead because of injuries sustained.

GPD’s Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate this incident. At this time, no charges or citations have been issued.


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