UPDATE: Florida Highway Patrol believes it has found the truck involved in a fatal hit and run crash Monday morning. In a release the agency says through a tip, troopers located the Ford F-150 pickup truck at 3608 16th Street West in Bradenton.
According to troopers damage found on the vehicle is believed to match damage consistent with being involved in a pedestrian crash. The truck was impounded and will undergo forensic testing. FHP continues to investigate.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - The Florida Highway Patrol has released the image of a truck believed to be involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Manatee County.
Officers say a black and orange Ford F-150 Pickup - Harley Davidson Edition was traveling northbound on 14th Street (U.S. 41) approaching Bayshore Gardens Parkway. A pedestrian was attempting to cross the six travel lanes of 14th Street near Bayshore Gardens Parkway. The truck struck the pedestrian and fled the scene.
The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on scene by Manatee County EMS. The Florida Highway Patrol is requesting assistance from anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or witnessed the suspect vehicle fleeing the scene. Please call *FHP (*347) on any cellular device or 239-938-1800