22-year-old woman dies several days after being struck by hit-and-run driver, identified as Paul Poffenbarger, 36, on State Road 70 near Arcadia, Florida
Man arrested for hit-and-run that killed woman in DeSoto County
The woman was walking east on the north shoulder of State Road 70 when the vehicle driven by Poffenbarger traveled off the roadway and struck the woman.
Driver arrested in deadly Arcadia hit-and-run crash
An investigation showed the pickup truck veered onto the paved shoulder and the right mirror hit the 22-year-old Arcadia woman.
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