DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- A pedestrian is dead after a crash on U.S. 17, just after 5:00 a.m. on Saturday.
FHP says 16-year-old Juliana Erien Delmonte hit 38-year-old Jesus Hernandez as he was walking on the shoulder of the road.
Delmonte was traveling southbound on US 17, just south of SW Fletcher St. when she veered off the roadway and traveled onto the west grass shoulder of US 17. The front left side of the vehicle collided with the Hernandez.
Delmonte was charged with failure to drive within designated lane.