Woman arrested for fatal Tampa hit-and-run

Hillsborough County
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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A woman was arrested for a hit-and-run crash that left another woman dead in Tampa last week, according to police. 

The incident occurred at about 8:45 p.m. on April 10 in the area of Nebraska Avenue and 112th Avenue E. 

According to police, the victim was riding a moped northbound on Nebraska Avenue when she hit a pedestrian and was ejected from the bike. She landed in the roadway and was struck by a passing vehicle, which failed to stop. The woman later died from her injuries. 

Nereida Rosario, 64, was arrested Wednesday in connection with her death. Police said her vehicle had front end damage and matched the description that witnesses provided.

Rosario allegedly admitted to driving her vehicle in the area at that time, police said.

She faces a charge of leaving the scene of a crash.

Further information was not immediately available. 

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