14-year-old killed on his bike in Charlotte Co.

Posted at 9:18 PM, Feb 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-29 08:24:14-05

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Charlotte County EMS has confirmed a 14-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a car while riding his bike. 

Charlotte County responded at 8PM Friday to the intersection of Sheehan Blvd and Walton Ave in Port Charlotte.  The boy, later identified as 14-year-old Devin Federly, was transferred to Bayfront Hospital in Port Charlotte where he was pronounced dead. 

Troopers say Federly was hit by a northbound pickup truck that crossed the center line, then fled the scene.

The truck is described as a silver, older extended-cab truck, possibly with a chrome tool box in the bed.  It likely has front end and windshield damage.

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