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Man hit, killed by tanker truck on Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa

TAMPA — A man leaving the Mons Venus gentlemen's club was hit and killed by a tanker truck early Friday morning, according to Tampa police.

The man, whose identity was not immediately available, left the club at 2040 N Dale Mabry Highway before 5 a.m., police said. He began to walk across the highway in the middle of the block south of Cherry Street, police said. At the same time, a tanker truck was headed south.

The driver did not see the man crossing and ran into him, police said. The man died at the scene.

No criminal charges were expected against the truck driver, police said.

All southbound lanes of the highway were closed for several hours between Spruce Street and Columbus Drive as police investigated the crash. The road was reopened just before 8:30 a.m.

Man hit, killed by tanker truck on Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa 12/13/13 [Last modified: Friday, December 13, 2013 8:30am]
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