Damian Jerel Wellington, 25, killed when struck by dump truck on US 301 near Thonotosassa, Florida

Modified Date: 
Wed, 01/10/2018 - 3:07pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Pedestrian hit, killed while pushing disabled vehicle out of roadway

The 25-year-old male driver got out of the Honda and began to push the disabled vehicle out of the road, when troopers said a northbound dump truck, who failed to see the Honda and pedestrian, rear-ended the vehicle. 

Driver Dies While Pushing Disabled Car Off Road

Wellington was in the process of pushing his car onto the shoulder of the road when state troopers say he was struck from behind by motorist Walter Bermudez, 58, of Tampa, who was also traveling north on U.S. 301.

People Involved: 
Damian Jerel Wellington
Walter Bermudez
Ashley Webster
US 301

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