Traffic Crash Involving a Fatality

Title: Traffic Crash involving a fatality

Case Number: 2020-37483

When: June 13, 2020

Where: Park Blvd. / 52nd Street N., Pinellas Park

Arrested: N/A

Charges- Pending investigation

Deceased: (Pedestrian) David S. Martin, W/M, 57 years of age, Transient

Vehicle One: Toyota 2000 Ford

Vehicle One Driver: Jeffrey Cron, W/M, 35, Pinellas Park

On 06/13/2020 at approximately 3:22 AM, the Pinellas Park Police Department received a phone call from David Martin advising he was highly intoxicated and needed assistance. While first responders (police and fire) were trying to locate Martin, a crash could be heard at the intersection of Park Blvd and 52 Street. First responders responded to the intersection and located a vehicle versus pedestrian crash. Martin was struck while he was in the roadway and sustained fatal injuries on scene. The driver of the 2000 Ford, Jeffrey Cron, waved down an officer and remained on scene. He is cooperating with the investigation. There are no charges at this time, however the investigation ongoing.

Released by Sgt. R. Pohl, PIO

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Traffic Homicide Investigation

Case Number: 2020-37483

When: June 13, 0320 hours

Where: Park Blvd/52nd Street N, Pinellas Park

Victim: Name is not being released at this time

Charges: Pending

What: All of the west bound lanes of Park Blvd from 49th Street to 54th Street is currently closed as officers investigate a serious accident with bodily injuries. Please avoid this area if possible. Updates will be made as the investigation develops.

Released by Sgt. R. Pohl, PIO