Man accused of killing flamingo dies after being struck by pickup truck


Joseph Corrao and Pinky the flamingo (Courtesy: WFLA/Busch Gardens)

ORLANDO, Fla. (WFLA) – A man accused of causing the death of a beloved Busch Gardens flamingo has died.

Joseph Corrao, 48, was killed June 5 when he was struck by a pickup truck while crossing a State Road 50 near his home in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Corraro died from his injuries as a result of the crash.

The truck driver was not injured and not cited. An investigation of the collision is underway.

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