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Police investigate fatal hit-and-run crash in Pinellas Park

PINELLAS PARK

Pedestrian killed by SUV in hit-and-run

Police were investigating a hit-and-run crash Saturday that left a pedestrian dead on U.S. 19 at the Mainlands Boulevard intersection.

A man pushing a bicycle tried to cross from the east to west side of the highway about 6 p.m., police said. As he crossed the southbound lanes, a white Ford Explorer hit him. The Explorer, described as a mid-2000s model, continued south after the collision, police said.

All southbound lanes on the highway were closed as police investigated.

Police withheld the man's identity pending notification of his family.

Police investigate fatal hit-and-run crash in Pinellas Park 12/08/12 [Last modified: Saturday, December 8, 2012 10:54pm]

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