HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Dover.
On Friday, January 14, 2022, just after 8:00 a.m., a black Ford Mustang convertible struck a pedestrian on Gallagher Road and fled southbound towards Lewis Raulerson Road. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital and was later pronounced deceased.READ MORE: Local Puppies Making Their Debut At The Puppy Bowl XVIII
The vehicle is missing the right-side mirror and may have damage to the front passenger side.READ MORE: Mulberry Man Fatally Shot On Sunday Evening
“This driver’s decision to flee the scene of the crash was reckless, cruel, and illegal,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “Our detectives are currently working to locate this driver. If someone recognizes this vehicle, please contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office immediately.”MORE NEWS: Sarasota Man Arrested In Connection To Fatal Shooting At Ackerman Park
Anyone with information is urged to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office immediately at (813) 247-8200.