One of the two Middleton High School students struck by a car while crossing Hillsborough Avenue Tuesday morning has died, Tampa Police said.
Norma Velasquez-Cabrera, 15, was critically injured when she was struck while crossing Hillsborough Avenue near 25th Street on her way to school. She was treated at a hospital and later died, police said.
Her sister, 14-year-old Victoria Velasquez-Cabrera, who was also struck by the car, was listed in stable condition.
The accident happened around 7:15 a.m. when it was dark and the driver, a Hillsborough High School student, did not see the sisters, who were not in a crosswalk, police said Tuesday.