• Worker on front end loader hits, kills Florida deputy

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    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A Florida sheriff's deputy working an overnight shift to provide safety at a construction zone was struck and killed by a worker operating a front end loader, officials said.
    Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Hartwick had started his shift shortly before the incident happened late Thursday on Interstate 275, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said during a Friday morning news conference.
    Victor Vazquez-Real, 35, fled the scene, but was arrested early Friday, Gualtieri said.
    The sheriff said Hartwick had blocked the two inside southbound lanes of the interstate and was...
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