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Tampa woman, 40, killed in late night hit-and-run, troopers say

Anyone with information about the crash is being asked to call 813-558-1800.
Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates. [Tampa Bay Times]
Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates. [Tampa Bay Times]
Published Dec. 1

Troopers are on the lookout for a 2003-2009 Chevrolet Trailblazer after a fatal late-night hit-and-run crash.

At about 2:15 Sunday morning, Chanda Renee Gant, 40, of Tampa, was trying to cross Nebraska Avenue just south of East 120th Avenue, according to a release from the Florida Highway Patrol. Gant traveled on foot.

At the same time, a driver was headed southbound on Nebraska. The driver hit Gant as she was trying to cross, then sped away, the release said.

Gant was taken to AdventHealth Tampa, where she died from injuries she sustained in the crash, the release said.

Troopers are asking citizens to be on the lookout for the 2003-2009 Chevrolet Trailblazer. Anyone with information about the crash is being asked to call 813-558-1800, *FHP or Crime Stoppers.

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