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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Crime & Courts

Pedestrian killed in Tampa traffic crash


A pedestrian died Friday night after he was struck by a car near Ybor City, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.

About 9:19 p.m., Matthew Woods, 23, 14220 Cyber Place, No. 302, was struck by a vehicle headed westbound on East Palm Avenue from Nick Nuccio Parkway, according to deputies. He was taken to a local hospital with severe trauma to his head and upper body and died from his injuries.

No charges are pending, deputies said. No other information was immediately available.