Tampa, FL (April 11, 2019) - A person in a wheelchair was killed after being struck by a car on Thursday, April 11th.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place on Dale Mabry Highway, at its intersection of Hamilton Avenue. The pedestrian was in the northbound lane when the crash occurred. At this time, there is no word on what led up to the collision. The deceased pedestrian was not immediately identified by troopers and there is no information on the driver at this time.
The northbound lanes of Dale Mabry were closed while police investigated. No additional details are available.
Our thoughts go out to those affected by this tragic crash in Tampa. Fatal crashes are reported every three hours in Florida. Each day, there are several serious and fatal pedestrian accidents in Florida. There is not enough information available at this time to determine who is at fault in this crash. Police will continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash to determine the cause.
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