Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT)
Michael Gravino (Pedestrian – Deceased)
Kenderrick Pearson (Driver – Uninjured)
Vehicle: 2015 GMC Pickup Truck
PINELLAS COUNTY - On Friday, August 26, 2022 at approximately 6:00 a.m., deputies responded to Starkey Road and Park Boulevard in the City of Seminole for a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.
According to investigators, 27-year-old Kenderrick Pearson was driving a 2015 GMC pickup truck northbound on Starkey Road in the curb lane. Investigators say the pedestrian, 85-year-old Michael Gravino, was walking from west to east across Starkey Road, not in a designated crosswalk. As Pearson transitioned into the center lane of Starkey Road, he struck Gravino with his vehicle.
Gravino was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Speed and impairment are not factors in this crash.
Next of kin has been notified.
The investigation continues.
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