HOLIDAY — A 59-year-old woman was struck and fatally injured while crossing the road Tuesday night in what the Florida Highway Patrol is calling a hit-and-run crash.
Shawn Clement was pronounced dead at Florida Hospital of North Pinellas.
The crash took place at about 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of Flora Avenue and Brightwell Drive. Here's what troopers said happened:
Clement was walking south across Flora Avenue, east of Brightwell Drive. Then, troopers said she walked into the path of an oncoming vehicle.
After striking her, troopers said the vehicle drove off.
Clement was taken to the hospital and later died from her injuries.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call troopers at (813) 558-1800 or by calling Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-8477.
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