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    Ryan French

    TAMPA – Hillsborough County deputies and fire rescue crews responded to a serious crash in Tampa Thursday night.

    The crash occurred on Memorial Highway between Kelly Road and Independence Parkway just before 11pm. At least two vehicles were involved. A person in a pickup truck was ejected out of the rear window and into the bed. Another person involved had to be extricated by HCFR responders.

    Two people were seen being transported to the hospital. Their official conditions were not released but per scanner traffic their injuries appeared to be non-life threatening.

    Both directions of Memorial Highway were closed while emergency crews worked the scene. It has since been reopened.

    No official statement was released.

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    ST. PETERSBURG – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in St. Petersburg.

    It happened Wednesday morning on the ramp from I-275 southbound to 118th Avenue North. Officials say a SUV left the roadway for unknown reasons and rolled over down the embankment.

    The unrestrained driver was partially ejected and pinned under the SUV. Bystanders moved the SUV off the vicitm but he was pronounced dead on scene by paramedics. Another passenger was taken to a bay area hospital.

    No further information was released.

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    TAMPA – Hillsbrough County deputies are investigating the death of a driver on Flower Avenue.

    The crash happened early Saturday morning near Jefferson Road. It appears that an older model Chevy Camero lost control and struck the concrete wall.

    The driver was pronounced dead on scene. FHP has not released any information.

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    TAMPA – A Tampa man is facing felony charges after shooting at a Tampa Police helicopter Saturday morning.

    The helicopter was on routine patrol around 3:13am when someone fired at it in the area of Nebraska Avenue and 109th Avenue from the Pelican Mobile Home Park.

    Grounds units surrounded 10901 North Nebraska Avenue Lot 17 and took Thomas Henry into custody without incident. The shotgun was also recovered.

    Henry faces aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and shooting at an aircraft in flight. Alcohol may have been a factor in the incident.

    The TPD pilot and observer were uninjured.

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    TAMPA – A pedestrian was killed in Tampa Friday night.

    It happened on West Kennedy Boulevard at Tampania Avenue around 11:45pm. A pedestrian was struck in the eastbound lanes by an unknown vehicle that did not stop. The pedestrian was pronounced dead on scene by Tampa Fire Rescue paramedics.

    Police say vehicle parts at the scene may help identify the vehicle. Investigators are also checking to see if any surveillance video in the area captured the crash.

    No official information was released at the scene.

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