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Pedestrian dies after falling into traffic in New Port Richey

A New Port Richey man has died after being struck by a car when he stumbled and fell into traffic on Little Road in New Port Richey, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Shortly before 2:30 p.m., Robert C. Forsyth Jr., 40, was walking north on the curb along Little Road, north of State Road 54, when he lost his balance and fell into the street in the path of a Dodge Dakota driven by Martha O’Neill, of Port Richey, troopers said.

Forsyth was taken to Bayonet Point Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

The accident was not alcohol related, troopers said.

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