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Police identify woman killed crossing Kennedy Boulevard

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.

Police identify woman killed crossing Kennedy Boulevard 03/26/10 [Last modified: Friday, March 26, 2010 4:58pm]
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