Student from Englewood killed in dump truck crash near UF

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida student from Englewood died after being struck by a dump truck Friday morning, Gainesville police said.

Abigail Dougherty, 20, was riding her bicycle near the university campus at the time of the crash. The garbage truck hit her while making a right turn, police said.

Dougherty was pronounced dead at UF Health Shands Hospital. Police are investigating her death as a traffic homicide.

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