Detectives Investigating Traffic Fatality

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WHEN: 10/05/2011, 6:35 am

WHERE: Hillsborough Avenue East and the railroad tracks (between 22nd Street and 30th Street)

VICTIM: Shenika Davis, B/F, 10/12/95, 5708 North 34th Street, Tampa. Next of kin has been notified.

DRIVER: Tommy Murphy, 9/21/65, 4517 North Rome #2213, Tampa

DETAILS: the victim was walking south across Hillsborough Avenue at the railroad tracks. The driver of a 1993 GMC Sierra did not see her and hit the victim. She died on the scene. The victim was wearing dark clothing. While detectives are still investigating, it appears to be a tragic accident and that the driver will not be cited. The victim is a Middleton High School student. Hillsborough Avenue is open to traffic.

Andrea Davis