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Plant City woman struck and killed crossing Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa

TAMPA — A Plant City woman was killed early Saturday when she ran in front of a vehicle on Kennedy Boulevard, police said.

Jessica Marie Harris, 27, of 119 Jean St. W, was running south across Kennedy near Himes Avenue when she was hit by a westbound Pontiac Grand Prix about 3 a.m., police said.

Harris was either in or near the crosswalk but running against traffic.

The driver, Santina Patrice Baker, 24, of Lakeland, told police that Harris never looked before entering the road.

No charges were filed.

Harris was pronounced dead at Tampa General Hospital.

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