TAMPA — Police have identified the pedestrian who was hit and killed by the driver of a pickup truck Friday morning as she crossed W Kennedy Boulevard before dawn.
Police said Denise Ramp, 44, was walking south across Kennedy when she was struck about 7 a.m. a half-block west of Armenia Avenue.
A black Chevrolet Avalanche heading east in the outside lane of Kennedy struck and killed her. The 55-year-old driver, Donald Shoen of Lutz, immediately pulled over, police said.
Ramp, of Tampa, was carrying her lunch and some books and was not in a crosswalk when she was struck, police said.
No charges have been filed against Shoen.