TOWN 'N COUNTRY — A woman in a wheelchair was killed when she was struck by a vehicle on Sheldon Road near Woodlake Boulevard Wednesday night, deputies said.
Kimberly J. Laughlin, 47, was attempting to cross eastbound on Sheldon from the Radiant convenience store at Woodlake just after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. She was struck in the northbound median land by a Ford Explorer driven by Rosemary Ann Fowler, 52, of Tampa.
Authorities said Laughlin died at the scene. A news release did not indicate if the driver was charged with an offense.