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Pedestrian hit, killed early Wednesday on Fletcher Avenue in Tampa

TAMPA — A 62-year-old Tampa woman was killed by a car early Wednesday at Fletcher Avenue and 56th Street in Tampa, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

Maxine E. Foss of 5807 Marta Circle was crossing 56th Street after walking out of a 7-Eleven when she was hit by a northbound 2005 Hyundai.

The northbound lanes of Fletcher were closed briefly after the 4:30 a.m. accident.

The driver of the Hyundai was Anthony Cianella, 28, of Lutz. A sheriff's spokesman said Cianella didn't see Foss before the front left portion of his car struck her.

The crash remains under investigation.

Pedestrian hit, killed early Wednesday on Fletcher Avenue in Tampa 10/14/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 4:21pm]

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