Pedestrian, 44, killed trying to cross Adamo at N 50th Street
A man was killed Thursday morning when he was hit by a pickup truck while crossing Adamo Drive at N 50th Street, authorities said. Charles Lewis Bilal, 44, was walking north on 50th Street, south of Adamo Drive, about 6:30 a.m. when he tried to cross in the middle of the intersection, according to Tampa police. At the same time, with the area still dark, a red Ford Ranger was headed east on Adamo Drive. The driver did not see Bilal, who was wearing dark clothing, and slammed into him. Authorities did not release the driver's name. Rescue workers rushed Bilal to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:44 a.m.