Two Pedestrians Struck at Capital Circle NE and Miccosukee Rd.

By: Matt Galka Email
By: Matt Galka Email

News Release: Tallahassee Police Department

The Tallahassee Police Department’s Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating the traffic crash that occurred on Monday, December 16th at the intersection of Capital Circle NE and Miccosukee Road. The investigation is ongoing; however, based upon the evidence collected thus far, neither excessive speed nor alcohol played a role in the crash.

Two pedestrians, identified as Lucas Underwood and Sanetta Parker, were attempting to cross the roadway on Miccosukee Rd at Capital Circle NE when they were both struck by a southbound pick-up truck being driven by Dycart Smith.

Both pedestrians sustained injuries in the crash and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. It was determined that Underwood sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Parker sustained serious, potentially life-threatening injuries and is listed in critical condition at this time. No charges or citations have been issued at this time as the incident is still under investigation.

Pedestrian #1 - Lucas Underwood, W/M, 08/14/90
Pedestrian #2 - Sanetta Parker, W/F, 03/08/87
Driver #2 - Dycart Smith, B/M, 03/04/73


Updated: December 16, 2013 9:26pm

News Release: Tallahassee Police Department

At approximately 7:26pm tonight, TPD officers responded to a traffic crash at the intersection of Capital Circle NE and Miccosukee Rd. Officers discovered that two pedestrians that were attempting to cross Capital Circle at Miccosukee Rd. were struck by a pick-up truck that was traveling southbound.

Both pedestrians suffered injuries in the crash and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Their immediate medical condition is not known.

Due to the circumstances involved in the crash, all southbound lanes of Capital Circle at Miccosukee Rd are closed at this time while officers investigate the crash scene.

Southbound traffic is being diverted through the Dale Earnhardt Jr. dealership parking lot onto Miccosukee Rd. The roadway will be closed for at least another 1-2 hours while the crash is investigated.


December 16, 2013, 8pm

Tallahassee, FL -- A pickup truck traveling south on Capital Circle NE struck two pedestrians trying to cross Capital Circle at Miccosukee Rd.

The pedestrians were transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Traffic homocide crew was called out, which is standard procedure when there are significant injuries. Portions of Capital Circle South and Miccosukee West are still closed.


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