Teen pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on I-75 near Ruskin


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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking information about a hit-and-run that killed a teenage pedestrian on Interstate 75 near the Sun City Center exit.

The collision occurred Wednesday evening around 11:10 p.m.

Troopers say the 17-year-old from Ruskin was walking in the southbound lanes when she was struck by a vehicle, possibly a tractor-trailer.

The girl died at the scene.

Troopers said the vehicle did not stop and continued southbound on I-75.

Those with information regarding the incident are being asked to call the FHP at 813-558-1800.


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