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Pedestrian Using Crosswalk Gets Hit and Killed

A Largo woman using a crosswalk but against the pedestrian signal was hit and killed by a car late Friday night, according to Largo Police.

Pedestrian Using Crosswalk Gets Hit and Killed

A Largo woman crossing East Bay Drive was hit and killed by a Clearwater driver late Friday night.

While Stephanie Sword, of Largo, was using the crosswalk at the intersection of Fulton Street and East Bay Drive around 11:46 p.m., according to Largo Police Sgt. George Edmiston, it was against the pedestrian signal.

Nermin Toptchiyska, 23, of Clearwater, was heading westbound on East Bay Drive and approaching a green light at Fulton Street in a 2006 Lexus sedan when she hit Sword, 37, according to investigators.

Sword died as a result of her injuries, according to police.

The case is under investigation by the Largo Police Traffic Homicide Unit.  

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