Teen Pedestrian Critical After Crash
The Tampa Police Department said the 16 year old has died of his injuries.
TAMPA – Officers are investigating a traffic crash that killed a 16-year-old pedestrian, the Tampa Police Department said.
Jephté Germain-Rogers, 16, was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He has since died of his injuries.
The crash happened about 3:44 p.m. Friday (Aug. 10) at the intersection of E Sligh and N Rome avenues in Tampa. Police said the teen tried to cross Sligh Avenue outside of the crosswalk, running northbound across the street. He was struck by a 1992 gray Honda Accord traveling westbound on Sligh.
The investigation was still active late Friday.
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