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Woman struck, killed by SUV in Largo

Witnesses said the woman “darted into the path” of the SUV near the intersection Ulmerton Road and Fountain Way on Monday, according to police.
A woman died Monday after an SUV driver struck her near the intersection of Ulmerton Road and Fountain Way, police said.
A woman died Monday after an SUV driver struck her near the intersection of Ulmerton Road and Fountain Way, police said. [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and BOYZELL HOSEY | Times ]
Published Jan. 10

A woman died after she was struck by an SUV driver on a Largo road on Monday, police said.

The crash happened near the intersection of Ulmerton Road and Fountain Way, according a news released issued Monday night by the Largo Police Department. Witnesses told police the woman “darted into the path” of a westbound SUV while not in a marked crosswalk, the release states. The release did not specify the time of the crash.

The woman was taken to a local hospital where she died. Police have not released the name of the woman or the SUV driver, who remained at the scene. Impairment was not a factor in the crash, police said.