NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Two pedestrian fatalities are under investigation after two separate crashes that happened within 15 minutes of each other in Pasco county, officials said.

The first occurred on U.S. 19 and Green Key. Firefighters reported two pedestrians were hit around 9:45 p.m., officials said, with one was a confirmed fatality.

Officials said the second occurred on State Road 54 and Virginia City just after 10:00 p.m. where two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle there. One pedestrian was a confirmed fatality. Another victim was transported as a trauma alert.