BRADENTON, Fla. (WFLA) — Bradenton police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run that happened early Saturday morning.
The Bradenton Police Department said at about 6:40 a.m., a man in his 60s was walking across the road in the area of 14th Street West and 21st Avenue West when he was hit by an unknown vehicle.
Officers said the driver left the scene of the crash. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to police, the vehicle is believed to be “a dark-colored BMW or Honda with front hood and side damage.”
On Sunday, the Bradenton Police Department identified the victim. However, investigators are still attempting to contact the victim’s next of kin.
Authorities also stated that they believe the suspects’ vehicle has been located.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Officer Shelby Gardner at 941-932-9300.