Florida woman dies while walking roadway after traffic stop
HAINES CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman pulled over by police and ticketed for having a suspended or revoked license was struck and killed by a tow truck after the traffic stop.
The Lakeland Ledger reports Tammy Phipps died early Saturday after the tow truck struck her.
Phipps and one of her passengers told a Lake Alfred police officer they would take an Uber home after she was stopped.
But while walking along a roadway in Haines City, the truck hit her. Police said she was wearing dark clothing.