Pinellas County, Florida -- A woman was killed trying to cross busy US Highway 19, just north of Tampa Road.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 49-year-old Rhonda Dreher was in the center grass median of US 19 around 6 a.m. Friday.

As she ran across the highway, she collided with a car traveling northbound. Dreher was taken to Mease Countryside with serious injuries and later died from her injuries.

The driver was uninjured.

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