Tampa, FL (July 7, 2020) –One person has lost their life following a fatal pedestrian crash that took place in Tampa this past Sunday morning.
According to an accident report, the collision took place at approximately 4:15 a.m. when a 53-year-old female pedestrian was fatally struck while traveling by foot in the eastbound lanes of East Hillsborough Road near the area of Carmack Road.
The female pedestrian was rushed to a nearby medical center where she succumbed to her injuries shortly after arriving.
The roadway in the area was blocked for some time following the incident.
No further information has been released at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
The Sunshine State has the highest pedestrian death rate in the nation. This could also be due to the fact that Florida possesses one of the highest populations in the nation which makes for high accident rates. Between 2005 and 2014, 46,149 individuals across the nation lost their lives due to pedestrian accidents. During this same timespan, 5,142 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in Florida.
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