News: Search for driver who fatally struck pedestrian in Pasco County

ELFERS, FL – Law enforcement authorities are trying to track down the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in Pasco County last week.

According to WTSP , the incident occurred in the area of U.S. 19 and Manor Drive at about 10 a.m. on Christmas Day. Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol determined that a 22-year-old man was walking on the highway when he was struck by a white 2012 Audi A6 in the right turn lane.

The man died of his injuries and the driver left the scene after the crash, authorities said.

The FHP issued information about the vehicle they are looking for, saying it is likely to have damage to the front or left-front side. The car was also said to have Florida tag PXYU59.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call the Florida Highway Patrol.

Pedestrians are often endangered by the actions of reckless drivers, especially those who do not stop to help after an accident occurs. If you have lost a loved one in such an accident, the Pasco County Pedestrian Accident lawyers at Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group are ready to help you through this challenging time.  We have the experience and resources to fight for justice and maximum possible compensation.  Call us today at 727-847-4878 to request your free consultation.

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