Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run on U.S. 41

Hillsborough County, FL (12/01/2019) – Chanda Renee Gant, 40, died Sunday when a car hit her and fled the scene. The collision happened on U.S. 41 just south of East 120th Avenue.

Gant walked west across U.S. 41 when a suspected 2003-2009 White Chevrolet Trailblazer struck her. The driver fled the scene.

Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital, where she died of her injuries.

If you know any information regarding this case, Florida Highway Patrol asks you to call 813-558-1800.

Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this tragedy. Pedestrian accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. It’s essential that fatal pedestrian accidents be thoroughly investigated so that the cause of the collision can be understood, and the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable.

Abrahamson & Uiterwyk is committed to advocating for individuals and families impacted by serious and even fatal accidents, including pedestrian accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because these are the stories we tell on behalf of our clients every day. If you or a loved one has been impacted by a personal injury accident, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with a qualified attorney.

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Sources: WFLA, US News

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