Pedestrian struck by tractor-trailer

Published: Friday, October 12, 2012 at 9:28 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, October 12, 2012 at 9:28 a.m.

Man dies after being struck by truck in Dixie County

A Tampa man was killed Thursday afternoon in Dixie County when he was walking along U.S. 19 and was hit by a truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Dead is Gary Fred Bundy, 59, FHP reported in a media release.

The accident happened about 2:13 p.m. on U.S. 19 about 3.3 miles north of County Road 358 as Bundy was pushing a bicycle on the northbound paved shoulder.

FHP reports that David William Yell, 32, of Shannon, Miss., was driving a tractor-trailer rig northbound and failed to see Bundy. The right front of his truck hit Bundy, FHP stated. Bundy was taken to Shands at the University of Florida, where he died.

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