PINELLAS PARK — A St. Petersburg bicyclist was killed in what police say was a hit-and-run early this morning.
At 3:05 a.m., Pinellas Park officers responded to a crash in the 11700 block of 66th Street where 37-year-old William Christopher Rothey was struck by a vehicle as he rode his bicycle south along the paved shoulder and out of the curb lane, the police department said.
Rothey was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
After the crash, the driver left the scene. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office located the vehicle abandoned in a Publix parking lot at 7333 Park Blvd.
Investigating officers are seeking a woman they say may have been the driver, 26-year-old Seminole resident Anaya Elisia Millan. Anyone with information regarding Millan’s whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 973-TIPS, or the Pinellas Park Police Department at (727) 369-7840.