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Woman killed while crossing street in Largo

LARGO —A woman died after being hit by a car late Friday night while crossing East Bay Drive, Largo police said.

Stephanie Sword, 37, of Largo, was in the crosswalk but did not have a pedestrian signal when she was hit by a driver heading west on East Bay Drive at Fulton Street about 11:45 p.m. The driver, identified by police as Nermin Toptchiyska 23, of Clearwater, was approaching a green light at the intersection when Sword was struck by the 2006 Lexus sedan, police said. The incident was still under investigation Saturday.

Woman killed while crossing street in Largo 09/08/12 [Last modified: Saturday, September 8, 2012 2:05pm]
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