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Pedestrian hit in Tampa dies

Published Oct. 9, 2014

TAMPA — An elderly female pedestrian died Wednesday night after she was hit by a vehicle, police said. The crash happened at 7:40 p.m. at 5005 N 40th St. The woman, whose name had not yet been released, was struck in the roadway, police said. She was taken to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the vehicle stopped after the woman wasstruck, police said. The northbound lane of N 40th Street was closed between E Conover and E Chelsea streets while police investigated Wednesday night.