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Pedestrian killed in Plant City hit-and-run

PLANT CITY — A man died Saturday after a Ford truck or SUV struck him and then fled.

The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking any information in the 3:55 a.m. crash at southbound State Road 39 north of McGee Road in Plant City.

Investigators believe the pedestrian was in the southbound land when the front of a vehicle hit him. FHP has not disclosed the name of the victim.

Paint flecks and vehicle parts left at the scene indicate that the hit-and-run vehicle was a Ford pickup or SUV.

The FHP is asking anyone with information to call 1-866-369-4613. Trooper Edwin Millan-Citron is investigating the crash.

Pedestrian killed in Plant City hit-and-run 08/16/09 [Last modified: Sunday, August 16, 2009 7:48pm]

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