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One man is dead after a hit-and-run crash in Hillsborough County

Posted at 5:34 PM, Jun 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-29 17:50:08-04

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — One man is dead after being hit be a car on I-75 in Hillsborough County, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP said the car was traveling northbound on I-75, just north of the Hillsborough County rest area, when it collided with the man.

He suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash, according FHP. Police have not released the male's identity, and notification of next to kin is still pending.

The car fled the scene following the crash. Deputies described the car as a Volvo commercial vehicle.

FHP is asking anyone with information to contact them at 810-558-1800 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.