Pedestrian Using Crosswalk Gets Hit and Killed
A Largo woman using a crosswalk but against the pedestrian signal was hit and killed by a car late Friday night, according to Largo Police.
A Largo woman crossing East Bay Drive was hit and killed by a Clearwater driver late Friday night.
While Stephanie Sword, of Largo, was using the crosswalk at the intersection of Fulton Street and East Bay Drive around 11:46 p.m., according to Largo Police Sgt. George Edmiston, it was against the pedestrian signal.
Nermin Toptchiyska, 23, of Clearwater, was heading westbound on East Bay Drive and approaching a green light at Fulton Street in a 2006 Lexus sedan when she hit Sword, 37, according to investigators.
Sword died as a result of her injuries, according to police.
The case is under investigation by the Largo Police Traffic Homicide Unit.