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Florida father killed after his 15-year-old daughter accidentally hit him during a driving lesson

Fifteen-year-old Florida girl accidentally kills her father after hitting him in a pickup truck during a driving lesson

  • A 46-year-old Florida father was killed by his 15-year-old daughter during a driving lesson gone wrong on Tuesday night in Tarpon Springs 
  • The father was teaching his teen daughter how to park a pickup truck 
  • The girl accidentally hit the accelerator instead of backing up and hit her father as he was standing in front of a parking space guiding her 
  • He was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead around 8pm 

A Florida father was accidentally killed by his 15-year-old daughter during a driving lesson when she accidentally hit the accelerator and struck him.

The incident took place on Tuesday night at Anderson Park in Tarpon Springs.

The unidentified man, 46, was teaching his daughter how to park his 2017 Ford F-150 pickup truck at the park when she ‘unintentionally’ struck him, police say.

A 46-year-old Florida father was killed by his 15-year-old daughter during a driving lesson gone wrong on Tuesday night at Anderson Park in Tarpon Springs (scene above)

The father got out of the car as his daughter tried to pull into a parking space in an effort to guide her.

However, the daughter accidentally accelerated forward instead of backing up and the vehicle hopped over a curb and hit her dad, then a tree, according to WFLA. 

When first responders arrived to the scene they found the daughter tending to her injured father. 

The unidentified father was standing in front of a parking space guiding his daughter on how to park when she accidentally hit the accelerator and struck him and a tree. The park was closed following the incident

 The unidentified father was standing in front of a parking space guiding his daughter on how to park when she accidentally hit the accelerator and struck him and a tree. The park was closed following the incident

The father was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead around 8pm. 

The names of the girl and her father have not been released. 

The crash is currently under investigation.    

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