Pinellas Park Police Department
November 27, 2011
On Sunday, November 27, 2011, at approximately 4:44 pm, Pinellas Park Police and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to a serious injury crash in the 10200 block of 66th Street N. A preliminary investigation has determined that Joseph Jonnet, age 66, of Pinellas Park was attempting to cross 66th Street when he was struck by a 2000 Ford SUV operated by Eric Casillo, age 22, of Pinellas Park. Casillo was making a left turn from 102nd Avenue onto southbound 66th Street, when he struck Jonnet. Jonnet was transported to an area hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.
66th Street was closed during the investigation and reopened at approximately 7:15 pm. No charges are expected to be filed.
Any persons who witnessed the crash or who may have additional information regarding this incident are asked to contact Ofc. Adam Geissenberger at 727-541-0861.
Released by: Sergeant Brian Unmisig, PIO