Police seek witnesses in Tampa crash that killed pedestrian

TAMPA — Police are seeking witnesses to a Sunday night hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian.

A vehicle struck Max Gregory Pruette as he crossed W Hillsborough Avenue east of Air Cargo Road about 8:45 p.m. Parts of the vehicle were left behind on the road, but the driver did not stop.

Pruette, 38, fell into the middle of the road and was hit by another vehicle, police said.

The second driver, who was visiting from Canada, remained at the scene. Police said several people witnessed the crash but left.

Witnesses are asked to call (813) 231-6130.

Police seek witnesses in Tampa crash that killed pedestrian 04/04/11 [Last modified: Monday, April 4, 2011 2:27pm]

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