Tampa police are currently investigating an early-morning fatal hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian.
According to Tampa police, the crash happened in the 6900 block of east Adamo Drive just before 5 a.m. The pedestrian died as a result of the crash.
The eastbound lanes of Adamo Drive were closed at 50th Street for several hours.
No further details regarding the crash have been released.
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