TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. – On Tuesday, at approximately 7:45 p.m., deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) responded to Gulf Boulevard and 108th Avenue North in Treasure Island to investigate a fatal hit-and-run vehicle versus pedestrian crash.
According to investigators, 46-year-old pedestrian Felicia White was in a marked crosswalk walking northbound on Gulf Boulevard, crossing 108th Avenue North.
A dark blue pickup truck, possibly a Chevrolet Silverado, was traveling southbound on Gulf Boulevard and entered the left turn lane to head eastbound on 108th Avenue North.
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Investigators say the pickup truck struck White in the crosswalk and fled the scene.
White was pronounced deceased at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.
The suspect vehicle is described as a dark blue pickup truck, possibly a Chevy Silverado. Updates on the suspect vehicle will be made as they become available.
If anyone has any information regarding this crash or the vehicle in question, please call the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office at 727-582-6200.