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FHP: Hit and run driver kills Immokalee woman

FHP: Hit and run driver kills Immokalee woman
Posted at 7:41 AM, Nov 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-28 18:22:41-05

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Florida Highway Patrol troopers are looking for the driver they say hit and killed an Immokalee woman, then took off.

It happened Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 just after 7 p.m. on Lake Trafford Road, just past Krystal Lane.

Troopers say the driver hit 71-year-old Marita Gonzalez, who was walking in the eastbound lane. The driver then left the scene of the crash.

Troopers believe the driver was driving a Mercury sedan with damage to the front left bumper and front left headlight. If you know anything please call troopers at 239-344-1730.

UPDATE (11/28) -- Troopers say they have located the Mercury Grand Marquis connected to this case and have impounded it.

Anyone with information on this ongoing investigation are asked to contact FHP or Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers.