Police are now searching for the driver of a white 2010-2012 Nissan Altima sedan with left front damage and missing left front fog light bezel.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – St. Petersburg Police are searching for the driver of a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred just after midnight on Friday, October 9, 2020.

St. Pete Police responded to the crash site involving a car and pedestrian at Central Avenue and 34th St. that occurred at 12:18am. At the time, the unidentified male pedestrian was noted to have life-threatening injuries. He was later identified as 58-year-old Allen Blanford Sowards of 6th Ave. South in St. Pete. He later succumbed to his injuries.

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Investigators concluded that the victim, Sowards walked into 34th street and sat in the road near 1st Ave South. The suspect, traveling northbound, struck him and fled the scene.

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Police are now searching for the driver of a white 2010-2012 Nissan Altima sedan with left front damage and missing left front fog light bezel. Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Petersburg Police Department Non-Emergency line, 727-893-7780.

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