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Wife of Sarasota hit and run victim wants help to find husband's killer

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SARASOTA, FL (WFLA) -

The wife of a hit and run victim wants your help to find who killed her husband.

On Saturday, 71-year-old William Wren of Sarasota was killed on his motorcycle.

The Florida Highway Patrol says he was hit from behind and dragged for a block.

Troopers are shocked that no one took down a tag number, so officials released more details about the suspect car in hopes of getting a break in the case.

Cherie Wren has a strength that is unbelievable and unenviable.

"Anger does not accomplish anything, all it does is make you sick,” she stated confidently.

On Saturday her husband Bill, the love of her life, was taken away. The suspect is still out there.

"I'm disappointed that she left,” said Wren.

The Florida Highway Patrol says at around 10 o clock Saturday morning, William Wren was riding his motorcycle westbound on Bee Ridge Road, when he was hit from behind and dragged for about 250 feet toward Murdock avenue.

Officials told the family he died quickly and the driver took off.

Troopers believe the suspect may be female, and she was driving a silver Honda with a model year sometime between 1990 and 2000.

The couple had just recently celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary.

Wren described her husband: "He’s a giant heart inside of a wonderful man. There isn't anything that he wouldn't have done for somebody if he was able to do it."

Wren's life was turned upside down by an anonymous criminal and she wants that suspect to be turned in.

Troopers checked with area businesses for surveillance video, but it turned up no leads. The Florida Highway Patrol has also notified area body shops to be on the lookout for this car.

If you have any information, call FHP.


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