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Dunedin woman fatally struck by semi-trailer on U.S. 19 in Clearwater

CLEARWATER — A Dunedin woman was killed early Wednesday morning when she was struck by a semi-trailer after walking onto the southbound lanes of U.S. 19 in Clearwater.

Police say Jessica Peeples, 35, was struck near Sunset Point Road around 1 a.m.

Peeples walked onto the soundbound lanes and was struck by Covington Wall, 50, of Tampa, police said. She died at the scene.

The crash closed southbound lanes of U.S. 19 at Sunset Point Road for several hours, police said. They reopened around 6:15 a.m.

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