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54-year-old passenger killed in crash on Dale Mabry Highway

The southbound lanes at Linebaugh Avenue were closed to traffic.
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TAMPA, Fla. — A 54-year-old woman from Tampa died after the car she was riding in turned into the path of an oncoming car, troopers said.

It happened around 4:12 p.m. on Dale Mabry Highway at Lazy Lane, according to a Florida Highway Patrol news release.

Troopers say the car, driven by a 24-year-old Tampa woman, was at a stop sign on Lazy Lane. As she turned to go south onto Dale Mabry Highway, an oncoming car, driven by a 34-year-old Tampa woman, crashed into it.

The 54-year-old female, who was not wearing a seat belt, died after she was thrown from the car in the crash, troopers said.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies shut down the southbound lanes to traffic for several hours.

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