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Tampa police investigate fatal hit-and-run

TAMPA — Police were investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash Sunday night that killed a pedestrian on Hillsborough Avenue east of Air Cargo Road.

A vehicle hit and killed a person who was trying to cross the street about 8:45 p.m., a police spokesman said. The vehicle left the scene after the accident.

Police were not releasing the identity of the person killed, pending notification of relatives. A description of the vehicle was not available.

The eastbound side of Hillsborough Avenue was blocked to traffic while police investigated.

Anyone with information about the accident should call Tampa police at (813) 231-6130.

Tampa police investigate fatal hit-and-run 04/03/11 [Last modified: Monday, April 4, 2011 11:20am]
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