Pedestrian, Hit by Two Vehicles, Dies in Oldsmar Crash
One of the vehicles left the scene, Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies said.
OLDSMAR – A Dunedin man died Tuesday (Aug. 28) when he was hit by two vehicles while crossing the intersection of Tampa Road and St Petersburg Drive in Oldsmar, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Eric Feinstein, 64, of Dunedin, died at the scene.
The crash happened about 10:24 p.m. Deputies said Mr. Feinstein was crossing the intersection of Tampa Road and St. Petersburg Drive when he was hit by a 2010 Toyota Four Runner that was being driven west on Tampa Road by Mark Coomes, 55. Deputies said Coomes had a green light. It is unclear, they said, in which direction Mr. Feinstein was walking and whether he was in a crosswalk. Coomes told deputies he did not see Mr. Feinstein and appeared unable to avoid the collision.
Investigators say after Mr. Feinstein was struck by Coome’s Toyota Four Runner, he was immediately struck again by another unknown vehicle that continued traveling west on Tampa Road.
Deputies are investigating the identity of the driver of the second vehicle is. No description of the second vehicle is available at this time.
It is unknown if the impact from Coomes’s Toyota Four Runner caused the fatal injury to Mr. Feinstein. Investigators said they do not believe speed or impairment were factors in the first crash involving Coomes.
Deputies are trying to locate and identify the driver of the second vehicle that hit Mr. Feinstein.
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