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Woman Riding In Grocery Cart Killed By Hit-Run Driver, Police say

August 12, 1985

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a 45-year-old woman riding in a grocery shopping cart, police said Monday.

Mary Jane Toelle was being pushed in the cart by 34-year-old Felix Gomez when the accident occurred at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, police said.

Gerald Cantwell, 68, told police he was riding his motorcycle and narrowly missed being hit by the driver of a car who ran a traffic light, struck Ms. Toelle and fled.

Authorities said the woman, who had no known address, was killed immediately.

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