A 46-year-old Polk County woman was seriously injured Friday night when she was hit by a vehicle along US Highway 92 in Winter Haven.
Teresa Gail Barnett was airlifted by helicopter to Lakeland Regional Medical Center.
The incident occurred at approximately 9:40 PM.
According to a Winter Haven Police Department report Barnett, for unknown reasons, stepped directly into the path of a vehicle traveling east.
Michael A. Tice, 49, stopped immediately and rendered aid to Barnett until paramedics arrived.
The investigation continues.
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