PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – A 33-year-old Hudson man was killed early Thursday morning in a pedestrian crash on US-19 in Hudson.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, around 2:23 am, a white Chevrolet pickup truck, was traveling northbound in the outside lane of US-19 approaching the intersection of Krag Drive.
The Hudson man was walking northbound in the travel lane and was struck by the pickup truck.
The man was transported to an area hospital, but later died from injuries suffered during the crash.
Following the collision, the pickup truck fled the scene of the crash only to be located by FHP Troopers on Sunshine Grove Road in Hernando County.
The driver, Henry Andres Gallo, Brooksville, was arrested and booked into the Hernando County Jail charged with Leaving the Scene of a Crash Involving a Death.
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