ST. PETERSBURG, FL. – Danzel Rashard Hammonds, 31, has been arrested in connection with the hit and run death of pedestrian Hollis Heatherley.
About 9:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 2021, Heatherley, who lives in Clearwater, attempted to cross 1st Avenue North in the crosswalk at 16th Street North when he was hit and killed.
According to police, the driver of a small, black sports car did not stop and sped away.
Several identifiable parts from the damaged vehicle were left at the scene.
Using those car parts to determine a make and model, investigators were able to track down a Scion FR-S registered to Hammonds.
Hammonds faces charges of leaving the scene of a crash involving death and tampering with physical evidence.