90-year-old driver sought in hit-and-run that killed 77-year-old in wheelchair

Pasco County

HOLIDAY, Fla. (WFLA) – Authorities are searching for a driver who reportedly struck and killed an elderly man in a wheelchair and left the scene.

The collision happened at Moog Road at Pinehurst Drive in Holiday at about 12:25 p.m. Monday.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 1991 Dodge minivan was heading west on Moog Road and hit the 77-year-old as he was using a crosswalk along the east side of the intersection of Pinehurst Drive.

Courtesy: Peter Bernard

The man died at the scene, while the van continued west on Moog Road, deputies said.

Investigators suspect the van sustained damage on the hood and the windshield.

Those with information are being asked to call the FHP at (813) 558-1800 or Crime Stoppers at 800-873-TIPS.

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