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Tampa, Florida -- A 47-year-old woman died Wednesday night as she tried to cross Sheldon Road in her wheelchair.

Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies say around 8:35 p.m., Kimberly Laughlin was heading east across Sheldon Road at Wood Lake Drive in her wheelchair, coming from Radiant Food store. At the same time, Rosemary Fowler was heading north in the median lane of Sheldon Road in her 1997 Ford Explorer.

Fowler told police she did not see Laughlin and hit her in the center of the median lane.

Laughlin died at the scene.

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