Pedestrian dies in Columbia County accident


Published: Monday, January 23, 2012 at 7:34 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 23, 2012 at 7:34 a.m.

A pedestrian died Sunday evening in a Sunday evening accident in northern Columbia County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, William Anthony Price, 44, of Lake City, died at the scene of the 7:55 p.m. crash on U.S. 441 north of Interstate 10.

In a news release about the fatal accident, FHP Trooper Derek L. MacLaren said Price, “Was walking south on the east shoulder (toward traffic) on or around the white painted line.” MacLaren also wrote that the driver of the 1999 Chevrolet Tracker that hit Price, Brittany Elizabeth Law, 21, of Lake City, did not see Price.

Charges were pending on Monday.

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