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Officials identify pedestrian hit, killed on I-4 in Hillsborough

TAMPA — The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the man who was hit and killed on Interstate 4 Wednesday.

Randy Alan Tempfer, a 50-year-old resident of Seffner, stood on the shoulder of I-4 near the Kingsway Road overpass and suddenly walked into oncoming traffic, according to the patrol.

He was hit by a semitrailer truck driven by Thomas Alan Coleson, 43, of Jackson Springs, N.C. Coleson wasn't injured.

Tempfer was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he died.

No charges have been filed.

Officials identify pedestrian hit, killed on I-4 in Hillsborough 01/17/13 [Last modified: Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:22pm]
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