Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-Major Accident Investigation Team
Brian Allen (Pedestrian – Deceased)
Jane Allen (Pedestrian – Deceased)
Jennifer Perman (Driver – Uninjured)
Vehicle: 2016 GMC Yukon XL
PINELLAS COUNTY - On January 3, 2023, at approximately 6:15 p.m., deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) responded to the area of 4506 Gulf Boulevard in St. Pete Beach to investigate a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian crash.
According to investigators, 51-year-old Jennifer Perman was driving southbound on Gulf Boulevard in a 2016 GMC Yukon XL, in the curb lane. Two pedestrians, 61-year-old Brian Allen and 63-year-old Jane Allen were crossing Gulf Boulevard from east to west, not in a designated crosswalk. Investigators say Perman struck the couple with her Yukon in the southbound curb lane.
Brian and Jane were transported to the hospital, where they were pronounced deceased. Next of kin has been notified.
Investigators say speed and impairment are not factors in this crash for the driver.
The investigation continues.
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