HAINES CITY (CBSMiami/AP) — A car pulled over on the side of a busy road is dangerous for everyone involved.
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.
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