Tampa pedestrian dies after being hit in street

TAMPA — A pedestrian died after being struck by a car Friday night while he was walking in the street, authorities said.

Matthew Woods, 24, of Tampa was walking on E Palm Avenue near Nuccio Parkway about 9:20 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a Honda CR-V, according to Tampa police. Woods suffered severe injuries to his head and upper body and died later at a hospital.

Police were still interviewing witnesses Saturday, but Tampa Lt. Brian Gant said charges are not expected to be filed against the driver.

Tampa pedestrian dies after being hit in street 01/04/14 [Last modified: Saturday, January 4, 2014 4:55pm]

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