PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Florida Highway Patrol troopers arrested a Holiday man Saturday morning after he killed a pedestrian while allegedly under the influence, according to a report.
The FHP said Cheddy Herland Lewis, 33, was driving south on US-19 when he hit a pedestrian that tried to run across the highway.
The pedestrian, a 40-year-old-man from Largo, died from his injuries.
Troopers said Lewis fled the scene but was found by Pinellas County deputies at Alderman Road
and Belcher Road a few minutes later.
Lewis was booked at the Pinellas County Jail on a DUI charge, but the FHP said other charges are pending.