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Troopers seek car that ran over ejected driver on Wimauma road

The man, 54, had been thrown onto the roadway before he was fatally struck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The Florida Highway Patrol released dashboard-camera images of a vehicle that troopers believe ran over a 54-year-old man on March 25 as he lay on Sun City Center Boulevard near Balm Wimauma Road. The man died of his injuries.
The Florida Highway Patrol released dashboard-camera images of a vehicle that troopers believe ran over a 54-year-old man on March 25 as he lay on Sun City Center Boulevard near Balm Wimauma Road. The man died of his injuries. [ Florida Highway Patrol ]
Published Mar. 31, 2021|Updated Mar. 31, 2021

WIMAUMA — Troopers are searching for the vehicle that ran over a 54-year-old man as he lay in the road after being ejected from his pickup truck.

He died of his injuries. The Florida Highway Patrol released photos of the vehicle being sought, captured by a witness’s dashboard-mounted camera at night with low visibility.

The incident took place March 25 at an undisclosed time on Sun City Center Boulevard near Balm Wimauma Road. The victim, a 54-year-old Wimauma man, was driving a Chevrolet S-10 pickup east on Sun City Center Boulevard when the truck started to roll as he negotiated a curve. The truck left the road and the driver was thrown out, landing on the roadway.

An eastbound vehicle struck him soon afterward and drove away, the Highway Patrol said. The man died at a hospital.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Florida Highway Patrol at 813-558-1800 or call Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at (800) 873–8477, send anonymous tips, video or photos to crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips app.

The Florida Highway Patrol released dashboard-camera images of a vehicle that troopers believe ran over a 54-year-old man on March 25 as he lay on Sun City Center Boulevard near Balm Wimauma Road. He died of his injuries.
The Florida Highway Patrol released dashboard-camera images of a vehicle that troopers believe ran over a 54-year-old man on March 25 as he lay on Sun City Center Boulevard near Balm Wimauma Road. He died of his injuries. [ Florida Highway Patrol ]
The Florida Highway Patrol released dashboard-camera images of a vehicle that troopers believe ran over a 54-year-old man on March 25 as he lay on Sun City Center Boulevard near Balm Wimauma Road. He died of his injuries.
The Florida Highway Patrol released dashboard-camera images of a vehicle that troopers believe ran over a 54-year-old man on March 25 as he lay on Sun City Center Boulevard near Balm Wimauma Road. He died of his injuries. [ Florida Highway Patrol ]
The Florida Highway Patrol released dashboard-camera images of a vehicle that troopers believe ran over a 54-year-old man on March 25 as he lay on Sun City Center Boulevard near Balm Wimauma Road. He died of his injuries.
The Florida Highway Patrol released dashboard-camera images of a vehicle that troopers believe ran over a 54-year-old man on March 25 as he lay on Sun City Center Boulevard near Balm Wimauma Road. He died of his injuries. [ Florida Highway Patrol ]
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