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Tampa woman killed in I-75 crash in Pasco


Female pedestrian hit, killed by car on I-75

A 22-year-old Tampa woman was killed when she was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 75 Thursday.

Kerry Rose Ruiz was pronounced dead at the scene midway between State Road 52 and SR 54 about 3:25 p.m., Florida Highway Patrol troopers reported. Troopers said Ruiz had parked at the side of the interstate when she ran into the path of a northbound vehicle, which hit her.

Troopers said no charges will be filed against the driver, Sarmad Joseph Jamil, 36, of Gilbert, Ariz.

Tampa woman killed in I-75 crash in Pasco 05/23/13 [Last modified: Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:49pm]
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