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Police describe car involved in fatal weekend hit-and-run

Police in St. Petersburg released new information Wednesday about the car they say struck and killed a pedestrian last weekend.

Police say a black Chevrolet Impala struck Michael K. Sproul, 24, just after 3 a.m. Sunday when he was walking east across Fourth Street near the intersection of Fifth Avenue N.

The Impala tried to stop, police said, but hit Sproul, sending him onto the hood and into the windshield before he was fell to the pavement.

The Impala drove away. Sproul was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where he died.

Police say the Impala should have significant damage to the hood, front bumper and windshield. It has a dark tint on the rear door windows and rear window, police said. Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Police Department at (727) 893-7780.

Police describe car involved in fatal weekend hit-and-run 03/05/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 2:55pm]
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