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Tampa police investigate fatal pedestrian accident

TAMPA — A man was killed Thursday night when he was struck by a car on Adamo Drive near the intersection of 50th Street.

Tobby L. Thomas, 40, stepped into the path of traffic on the westbound side of Adamo Drive about 7:30 p.m., and a 2003 Hyundai hit him, Tampa police said. Thomas was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Adam Finch, 25, the driver of the Hyundai, saw Thomas crossing but did not have time to react, police said. Finch told police that the traffic light was green when the accident happened.

An investigation of the crash is ongoing, police said.

Tampa police investigate fatal pedestrian accident 10/29/10 [Last modified: Friday, October 29, 2010 3:32pm]
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