SEMINOLE, Fla. — Authorities have released the name of a woman hit and killed by a vehicle Thursday night in Seminole.

  • 57-year-old Felicia Jean Wilkerson died at hospital
  • She was hit while crossing 'poorly lit area' of road

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said 57-year-old Felicia Jean Wilkerson died around 11:50 p.m. at Bayfront Hospital St. Petersburg.

The crash happened at about 7 p.m. along Seminole Boulevard at 61st Avenue.

Deputies stated that the St. Petersburg resident was crossing east to west in a "poorly lit area" of the roadway. She was not in a crosswalk, the Sheriff's Office stated.

She was hit by a 2001 Honda CRV, driven by 43-year-old St. Petersburg resident Alejandro Cruz Perez, that was traveling southbound on Seminole Boulevard, according to deputies.

Deputies said impairment and speed were not believed to be factors in the crash.