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Victim of fatal Largo hit and run identified

LARGO — The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the man who was killed Thursday night in a hit and run crash near Ulmerton and Belcher roads.

Tony Allen Sorenson, 41, of Fort Myers, was walking north across Ulmerton shortly after 8 p.m. when he was hit by a westbound vehicle, FHP spokesman Sgt. Larry Kraus said.

The driver of the vehicle, a silver Ford F-150, continued on Ulmerton and fled the scene. Sorenson was pronounced dead at Largo Medical Center. Kraus said officials are still searching for the driver of the truck.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or contact the FHP at (813) 631-4020.

Victim of fatal Largo hit and run identified 10/23/09 [Last modified: Friday, October 23, 2009 1:42pm]
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