Man dies after walking on street, hit by taxi

Published: Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 5:56 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 5:56 p.m.

ST. PETERSBURG — Authorities in St. Petersburg say a man was struck and killed by a taxi.

Police say the Wesley Brown was driving the cab early Sunday morning when the unidentified victim stepped into the street and was hit by the car.

The Tampa Bay Times reports ( ) the victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Brown was not injured.

Authorities did not immediately release further information.

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