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Man hit by car, killed in Brandon

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BRANDON FL (WFLA) - A pedestrian was struck by a car on Bloomingdale Avenue and Maze Lane in Brandon early Friday morning, according to Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

HCSO deputies said the driver who had hit the pedestrian called and told them about the accident around 4:30 a.m. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to the scene. They pronounced the pedestrian dead.

Traffic homicide investigators will be at the scene for the next few hours. Authorities were diverting all the eastbound traffic on Bloomingdale Avenue at Bryan Road. The lanes are expected to reopen in half an hour. All lanes are now open westbound Bloomingdale.

Authorities advise drivers to avoid the area and use alternates both ways.
Stay with WFLA.com for more on the accident and when the roadways reopen.
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