18-Year-Old Dies After Being Struck by Car
PORT RICHEY – A New Port Richey teen died last night after he was struck by car while crossing Ridge Road.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Ronin Alexander Forrester was crossing Ridge Road at the Regency Park Blvd intersection, when he was struck by a Chevy Malibu driven by 25-year-old Christian Leppin.
Forrester was transported to a nearby trauma center where he later died from his injuries.
Officials say Leppin traveled through a green light when Forrester walked into the path of his vehicle.
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