TAMPA, Fla. — Florida legislators are cracking down on illegal street racing with proposed legislation headed to the governor’s desk.

The new state legislation cites a Bayshore Boulevard fatal accident that happened about a year ago where a mother and her child lost their lives– an accident that has been connected to illegal street racing.

“Hearing about the baby and the lady dying, it kind of took effect on me. I don’t really bring my kids out here that much anymore,” said mom Rowenika Robinson.

There may be more police patrols, new crosswalk beacons, but the fear is still fresh on Bayshore Boulevard.

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