PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – FHP Troopers continue to investigate a fatal pedestrian hit and run crash from December 25th.
Below are photos of the suspect vehicle, a white Audi sedan, that was later clocked by an FHP Trooper on eastbound SR-54 near Madison Street, traveling 98 MPH shortly after the crash. The Trooper, flagged down by witnesses, was unable to locate the vehicle.
Troopers say a 22-year-old man, from New Port Richey, was walking north in the outside lane of U.S. 19 near Manor Drive when a car entered the turn lane striking the pedestrian. The man suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash, while the vehicle fled the scene.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the FHP by calling 813-558-1800 or *FHP (*347). Those with information may also call Crime Stoppers 800-873-TIPS or **TIPS.