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New description of car in Palm Harbor fatal hit-and-run

PALM HARBOR — Authorities have released new information about the vehicle that struck a 58-year-old Clearwater woman in a fatal hit-and-run incident Tuesday night on U.S. 19.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the car that hit pedestrian Robin Anne Vallie may be a metallic gold or silver sedan. Originally, the FHP said the car was possibly a black Infiniti. That information was provided by a witness.

But upon further investigation, the agency was able to locate paint chips that may have come from the vehicle. The car may have heavy front-end damage and a broken windshield, the FHP said.

Vallie was pronounced dead at the scene. At about 8:45 p.m., she was trying to cross the southbound lanes of the road when she was hit.

The FHP asks anyone with information to call (813) 631-4020.

New description of car in Palm Harbor fatal hit-and-run 02/11/10 [Last modified: Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:51pm]
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