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Riverview teen dies after being hit by SUV on I-4

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Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol were dispatched to the scene just before 11 p.m. Friday night. Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol were dispatched to the scene just before 11 p.m. Friday night.
ORLANDO, FL (WFLA) - A 14-year-old Riverview teenager died Friday night after he was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross Interstate 4 in Hillsborough County.

Andrew Joseph III was pronounced dead at the scene just before 11 p.m.

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According to a Florida Highway Patrol report Joseph was running northbound across the roadway just west of US Highway 301 when he was struck by a 1999 Ford Explorer. The driver of the vehicle, 19-year-old Jonathan Hatfield of Bartow, was not hurt.

A passenger in the SUV, a 17-year-old Bartow teen, also was not hurt. Both were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

Alcohol did not play a factor and no charges have been filed.

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