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Hit and Run Driver Kills Tampa Man in Wheelchair

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A man in a wheelchair was killed by a hit and run driver in Tampa on Sunday. The pedestrian accident happened at Main Street and Rome Avenue. He was hit by an unidentified pickup truck.

The victim

was hit by a brown Ford pickup truck that ran a red light, and they say the driver was trying to avoid another car when they hit the wheelchair. After the crash, they say the driver never stopped.

Police are asking the driver responsible to come forward, and anyone who has information about the accident is asked to call the Tampa Police Department.

The victim lived in the neighborhood and was going to a local store at the time of the accident. The police are actively investigating the accident and could use the help of anyone that witnessed it.