ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — An 88-year-old man died Monday after he was hit by a car while trying to cross a St. Petersburg road, police said.
St. Pete police said 88-year-old Seymour Lewis was crossing Mirror Lake Drive North at 5th Street North around 8:15 a.m.
When Lewis stepped off the curb in a crosswalk, police said the driver of a Mazda was unable to stop in time and struck him.
Investigators said the Mazda driver had the green light.
Lewis was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later, police said.
The Mazda driver was not hurt. They remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, officers said.
The investigation is ongoing.