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Pedestrian Severely Injured in Dunedin

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The pedestrian was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

DUNEDIN – A Dunedin woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a car while in a crosswalk, Pinellas County sheriff’s deputies said.

Lucinda J. Caughey, 69, of Dunedin, was taken to a local hospital. Deputies said was crossing Patricia Avenue in a marked pedestrian crosswalk just south of Admiral Road in Dunedin about 5:05 p.m. Saturday (May 28) when she was hit by a 2008 Honda CRV driven by Brittany Bones, 25 of Clearwater. After the impact, Caughey was pinned under the CRV. Deputies said Bones told them she did not see Caughey in the crosswalk.

Caughey was taken by helicopter to a local hospital for life-threatening injuries. Deputies said Bones appeared to be driving the speed limit and she showed no signs of impairment.

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