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Pedestrian killed crossing Tampa's Dale Mabry Highway

TAMPA — A pedestrian died Monday night after being struck by a vehicle as she crossed the street at Dale Mabry Highway and Hamilton Avenue, a Florida Highway Patrol report shows.

Rebecca Lantrip of Tampa was traveling south on Dale Mabry around 8:45 p.m. when someone crossed the street in front of her, the patrol said. Lantrip, 45, told troopers she could not see the person who was wearing dark clothing. The pedestrian collided with the windshield of Lantrip's vehicle.

The pedestrian, whose name was not released pending notification of family members, died. Lantrip was not injured.

No charges have been filed, and the crash remains under investigation.

Pedestrian killed crossing Tampa's Dale Mabry Highway 12/20/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 5:17pm]
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