Woman From Illinois Killed Crossing Stickney Point Road

Woman From Illinois Killed Crossing Stickney Point Road

Sarasota Florida – Florida Highway Patrol Reported a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Stickney Point Road Saturday evening.

The accident took place when 47 year old Patricia Meives of Winnebago Illinois was attempting to cross the eastbound lanes of Stickney Point Road at the intersection with Beechwood Avenue

At the same time 71 year old Roy Edwin Kopischke from Sarasota was driving eastbound on the left lane of Stickney Point road in a 2015 Ford Mustang.

As Kopischke drove along, Meives entered the path of the vehicle and was struck by the front of the car.

Meivies was pronounced dead at the scene. FHP has stated that the crash remains under investigation.

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Bernie Walsh

Education Bernard F. Walsh graduated from the University of South Florida before receiving his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 1978. During law school, he was selected to serve as a research clerk and intern for a Federal Judge and the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was awarded The National Book Awards for Constitutional Law and Professional Responsibility during law school. Experience Bernard Walsh devoted the next three years to trial work for the State of Florida. This provided him with the opportunity to concentrate on his trial abilities, with numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes. Since 1982, he has exclusively practiced personal injury law and helped accident victims in and beyond Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Florida. Mr. Walsh has been listed in Avvo, an attorney rating site, as Superb. LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell, an attorneys rating publication, has rated Mr. Walsh as very high legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Walsh is listed in National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and was inducted into Southern Trial Lawyers Association. He has also won the largest playground recoveries, one of the top three motorcycle recoveries, and the second largest daycare center recovery in the State of Florida. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a group of attorneys who have achieved career case successes that include multi-million dollar recoveries, settlements and/or verdicts.