WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. – A 62-year-old Port Richey man was killed while walking on Bruce B Downs overnight when he was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, around 10:35 pm Sunday, a vehicle traveling northbound on Bruce B Downs Boulevard north of Legacy Boulevard, collided with the Port Richey man who was walking in the outside lane.
Troopers say the man suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.
Following the collision, troopers say the vehicle fled the scene in an unknown direction.
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Vehicle parts were located at the crash scene and appear to match a Mazda sedan.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol by calling *FHP or Crime Stoppers at **TIPS.