Tips needed in deadly Bonita Springs hit and run

Posted at 4:41 PM, Aug 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-19 16:41:12-04

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- Lee County deputies have officially identified the Bonita Springs man that was hit while riding his 3-wheel bicycle and left for dead.

We told you about this case on Tuesday.

Deputies say 71-year-old Lynn Earl Brown, a regular at "Sneaky Pete's" karaoke, was riding his bike on Nottingham Lane last Thursday morning around 8 a.m. when an unknown driver hit him and took off without offering any help.

Sadly, brown died from his injuries after being transported to the hospital.

Detectives are now asking for the public’s assistance with any information they may have to identify the suspect & the vehicle involved.

If you know anything about this serious accident or have any information about the suspect vehicle, you are asked to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000.