Man fatally struck after getting out of his car following Tampa crash

Published May 14 2018
Updated May 14 2018

TAMPA — A man was killed Monday morning after he exited his vehicle following a crash on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard outside the University of South Florida campus, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

The man was walking near his vehicle when another northbound car near University Square Drive — which not involved in the previous crash — fatally struck him. The Sheriff’s Office reported the crash at 7:46 a.m. but did not say what time it took place.

Northbound lanes of Bruce B. Downs Boulevard were closed north of E Fowler Avenue while investigators processed the crash scene.

The Sheriff’s Office did not release any other details about the incident.