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Pedestrian killed on Interstate 75 in Tampa

Person killed early Friday after being struck by vehicle along SB Interstate 75 in Tampa.

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A man was killed early Friday after being struck by a vehicle along southbound Interstate 75 in Tampa.

@BN9: Person killed early Friday after being struck by vehicle along SB Interstate 75 in Tampa.

A man was killed early Friday after being struck by a vehicle along southbound Interstate 75 in Tampa. 

The southbound lanes, which were closed for a few hours, were reopened to traffic at 7 a.m. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a GMC Arcadia SUV struck the man who was standing in the center lane of highway. The SUV and a Chrysler van both were unable to avoid the man and struck him.

The victim died at the scene. His identity has not been released yet.

The 61-year-old man driving the SUV suffered minor injuries. The 29-year-old man driving the van was not injured.

The medical examiner was called to the scene. 

The crash remains under investigation.

Pedestrian killed on Interstate 75 in Tampa

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