Woman, 59, struck and killed while walking across U.S. 19 in Tarpon Springs

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TARPON SPRINGS — A driver struck a 59-year-old woman as she was walking across U.S. 19 in Tarpon Springs, police said.

The collision occurred at 10:35 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 19 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Marzena Prabucki of Tarpon Springs was crossing from west to east at the intersection when she was hit in the far right lane by Leonard Hatzell, 30, of Dunedin, Tarpon Springs police said. Hatzell was driving north in a 2012 Honda two-door.

Anyone who has information was asked to contact Tarpon Springs police at 727-938-2849.

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