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FHP: Bicyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) - Troopers say they are searching for a white pickup truck after a bicyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Pasco County.

The crash happened around 5:45 a.m. Sunday near Rowan Road and Massachusetts Avenue in New Port Richey.

Troopers say 46-year-old Shawn Michael Grady was riding his bike south on Rowan Road when a truck headed in the same direction hit him. 

According to the FHP report, Grady was under the influence of alcohol at the time. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Troopers say the driver of the truck then left the scene. Based on parts left at the scene, investigators believe they are looking for a white Toyota Tundra.

Anyone with information is asked to call *FHP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.


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