PLANT CITY, Fla. – A 61-year-old Plant City man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Saturday around 7:20 pm.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling westbound on US-92, west of Pasadena Drive, when the right side of the vehicle struck the man who was walking along the highway shoulder.
The impact resulted in fatal injuries to the pedestrian at the scene of the crash.
Following the collision, the vehicle fled the scene westbound on US-92.
Troopers say the vehicle is believed to be a small van or pickup truck with damage to the right headlamp and side mirror.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call *FHP or **TIPS.
Message From Florida Highway Patrol:
The Florida Highway Patrol is reminding Floridians about the consequences of leaving the scene of a crash and the challenges law enforcement face when investigating a hit-and-run crash. If involved in a crash, stay at the scene and call for help. Leaving the scene of a crash that results in property damage, injury, or death is against the law. Learn more on our website at Hit-and-Run Awareness – Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (flhsmv.gov)
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