Florida man dies after exiting moving car on highway

TAMPA, Fla. — (AP) — A Florida man died early Saturday after exiting a moving car on a busy interstate highway near Tampa, authorities said.

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The Florida Highway Patrol said the 25-year-old Pinellas Park man exited the car for unknown reasons on Interstate 275 while it was traveling at highway speeds, and was then struck by passing vehicles.

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The man died at the scene. His name has not yet been released.

The driver of the car, 38-year-old Toshia Lizette Caldwell, was arrested and jailed on charges of driving under the influence, authorities said.

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Court records did not list an attorney for Caldwell.

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