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

Hillsborough County

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.


Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

get the app

News App

Weather App

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss