OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
Brooksville: 9:10 PM 8/21/19
In an unmarked Citrus County Sheriff patrol vehicle Mike Prendergast, the Citrus County Sheriff, was traveling northbound on US- 19, south of Woodland Water Boulevard, in the outside lane following an evening board meeting. A 59-year-old man, identified as Ronnie Anthony Heath walked into the outside lane and into the path of the patrol vehicle. As a result, the vehicle collided with the pedestrian who suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash. No charges are pending.