Dover woman critically injured on I-275 on Christmas morning found dead

A 29-year-old Dover woman who was found critically injured lying on her shoulder on Interstate 275 early Christmas morning has died, the Florida Highway Patrol reported Tuesday.

A Florida Department of Transportation highway ranger spotted the woman on the northbound interstate south of the Dale Mabry Freeway just after 7 a.m. on Christmas Day.

Mounties said the woman suffered “serious head injuries” and had a rash all over her body. She was taken to hospital in a critical condition initially.

The Highway Patrol issued a news release Tuesday saying the woman died “overnight.” They gave no other details but said they were investigating the woman’s death.

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