Largo police investigating fatal hit-and-run crash on East Bay Drive

Police officers are investigating a hit-and-run crash Wednesday morning that left a pedestrian dead and shut down a section of E Bay Drive.
Police officers are investigating a hit-and-run crash Wednesday morning that left a pedestrian dead and shut down a section of E Bay Drive.
Published February 21
Updated February 21

LARGO ó Police have identified the pedestrian in a fatal hit-and-run Wednesday morning.

According to Largo police, 75-year-old John William English Jr. was struck and killed by a car about 6 a.m. at Wertz Drive.

The crash shut down the eastbound lanes of E Bay Drive at Highland Ave. during the investigation, but the road has since been reopened.

Detectives donít have descriptions of the driver or car involved, police said. Investigators ask that anyone with information call the Largo Police Departmentís Traffic Homicide Unit at (727) 587-6730.

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