Tow truck hits, kills 82-year-old woman in Tampa

Hillsborough County
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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – An 82-year-old woman was fatally struck by a tow truck in Tampa on Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened on South 50th Street and South 15th Street at about 2:15 p.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Ilida Alonso of Tampa was walking across the southbound lanes of 50th Street and went into the path of a tow truck that was transporting two vehicles. It’s unclear if she was using a crosswalk.

The tow truck hit Alonso, who died at the scene.

Charges are pending, according to the report.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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