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Leanna Jean Mammen (Fatality)
8518 Gibsonton Drive Lot #17
Isaac Rodriguez Velez
12118 Fruitwood Drive
On 07/27/16 at approximately 6:00 AM, a pedestrian, Leanna Jean Mammen, was walking north across Gibsonton Drive from the Murphy USA Gas Station (Wal-Mart). She had crossed the eastbound lanes and was crossing the westbound lanes when she was struck by a Nissan Altima, driven by Isaac Rodriguez Velez, traveling westbound on Gibsonton Drive in the right through lane at approximately 40 mph. After impact, Mr. Velez came to a controlled stop on the north shoulder of the roadway and called 911. Ms. Mammen was thrown to the north shoulder and died at the scene. Mr. Velez's daughter, Gabriella Rodriguez, was in the left rear seat in a child seat. No one in the Altima was injured. Neither alcohol nor drugs are suspected on the part of the driver. Next of Kin has been notified. No charges are expected in this case.