News: Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on East Busch Boulevard in Tampa

TAMPA, FL – Police say a pedestrian walking across a roadway in Tampa was struck and killed by a car Wednesday night, WTSP reports.

The victim was a 39-year-old woman whose name has not yet been released. Investigators said she was crossing East Busch Boulevard near North 18th Street shortly after 9:30 p.m. when she was hit by a Toyota Scion. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 22-year-old driver is cooperating with investigators, police said. The crash shut down a portion of East Busch Boulevard for about three hours.

Pedestrian accidents happen numerous times each day. Walkers, joggers, and bicyclists are all at risk. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, contact the experienced Tampa pedestrian accident attorneys at the Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group. We’re devoted to helping Floridians understand their legal options and fighting for what they deserve. You can request a free consultation to discuss your case by calling us today at 727-847-4878 or responding in our online chat box.

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