News: Hit-and-run driver fatally strikes woman in East Tampa 


EAST TAMPA, FL – A woman was walking with a shopping cart when she was struck by a pickup truck driver who then fled the scene and left her fatally injured Monday. 

This collision happened after 9 p.m. at the northbound Lucy Avenue and Maydell Drive intersection, according to WTSP

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office believes the suspect was driving a charcoal gray Dodge Ram of a model year ranging from 2002 to 2005. 

At this time, officials have not released the woman’s name nor provided a description of the suspect. 

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. 

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