TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on U.S. Highway 301 in Hillsborough County.

The incident occurred around 5:45 a.m. Friday on U.S. 301 near Valletta Drive.

The Highway Patrol said a woman stepped into the path of the vehicle for unknown reasons and was struck by the car. The 20-year-old from Palm Harbor, died at the scene.

The 23-year-old driver was not hurt.

Further information was not immediately available.