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Reward doubled for info on fatal hit and run

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Posted at 11:06 AM, Apr 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-08 11:06:27-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- More money is now on the table for any information that'll help authorities track down the hit-and-run driver who killed a Port Charlotte teen in February.

Detectives say the victim, 14-year-old Devin Federly, was riding his bicycle with friends along Sheehan Boulevard on February 26th when the suspect crossed the center line, hit Federly, and then took off from the scene.

Troopers say the suspect was driving a silver Chevy Silverado with an extended cab.

Thursday, the Peace River Riders Bicycle Club committed $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of Devin’s killer, bringing the total reward to $2,000.  Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is offering the initial $1,000 reward.

If you know anything about this case, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.