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Lesbian lovers killed while standing in middle of busy highway with another woman and arguing about cheating

By Emily Lewis 1:23 PM November 14, 2017
Tanaysha Troutman and Victoria Patten

An argument about being unfaithful turned deadly when lesbian lover stepped out of their vehicle in the middle of a busy highway, according to police in Florida.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said that on Sunday, at around 10:30 p.m., 28-year-old Tanaysha Troutman, 33-year-old Victoria Patten, and 38-year-old Arlene Stephanie Jordan Cruz, stopped their vehicles in the median turn lane of Providence Road south of Providence Lakes Boulevard.

They were standing outside of their vehicles arguing about cheating when all three walked into the southbound median travel lane of Providence Road and were struck by a 2005 Hyundai, which was traveling south at approximately 40 miles per hour.

Troutman and Patten were both pronounced dead at the scene, and Jordan was transported to the Tampa General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Hyundai, 22-year-old Guillermo R. Ruiz, had an odor of alcohol on his breath and admitted to having consumed beer earlier in the evening.

He submitted to a blood draw.

Charges are pending the toxicology report.

According to the police investigation, Troutman and Patten were involved in a domestic dispute, which started earlier in the evening and it continued in the middle of the road until they were mowed down by Ruiz.