PINELLAS COUNTY, FL. – A 40-year-old Largo man was killed in a hit-and-run crash that happened around 2:20 am on Saturday.
According to Florida Highway Patrol a car was traveling southbound on US-19 when the Largo man attempted to run westbound across the highway and entered the path of the vehicle.
Troopers say the car collided with the man who suffered fatal injuries at the crash scene.
Following the crash, the driver fled the scene only to be located by Pinellas Deputies at Alderman Road and Belcher Road within a few minutes.
The driver, Cheddy Herland Lewis, 33, of Holiday, was later arrested by FHP Troopers for DUI and delivered to the Pinellas County Jail.
Additional charges are pending and we will update this story as more details are released.
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