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FHP seeks driver in deadly Manatee Co. hit-and-run

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Investigators think the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run could be a 1997 to 2004 Ford F150 or a 1996 to 2002 Ford Expedition. Investigators think the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run could be a 1997 to 2004 Ford F150 or a 1996 to 2002 Ford Expedition.
Investigators think the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run could be a 1997 to 2004 Ford F150 or a 1996 to 2002 Ford Expedition. Investigators think the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run could be a 1997 to 2004 Ford F150 or a 1996 to 2002 Ford Expedition.
PALMETTO, FL (WFLA) - The Florida Highway Patrol is asking for help finding the driver who hit and killed a bicyclist in Palmetto early Monday morning.

Investigators say the bicyclist was traveling eastbound on the south shoulder of U.S. 301 around 12:30 a.m. when a vehicle traveling in the same direction hit the bicyclist.

The vehicle left the scene of the crash and continued east on U.S. 301.

Investigators believe vehicle parts found at the scene are from the right front headlight assembly of a 1997 to 2004 Ford F150 or a 1996 to 2002 Ford Expedition. They say the vehicle is possibly silver or another color with silver trim. There could be damage on the right front and possibly the right side and windshield of the vehicle.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash or has any knowledge as to the identity and or location of the hit and run driver or vehicle, is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol Traffic Homicide Investigator Corporal D. Carroll at (941) 751-8366 or the crash investigator Trooper J. Donnelly at (941) 751-8350.

The identity of the victim has not been released.
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