FHP seek identity of driver in Hudson fatal hit-and-run

Posted at 9:55 AM, Oct 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-21 09:55:54-04

Authorities in Pasco County are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a hit and run driver who struck and killed a Hudson teenager Friday night.


The incident occurred just before 9pm at the intersection of Bolton Ave. and Omaha St. in Hudson. Tyler Michael Sheeks, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene.


According to a Florida Highway Patrol report Sheeks was walking west in the westbound lanes of Bolton when he was hit by a Ford pick-up truck. The driver failed to stop to render aid and was last seen traveling west.


Witnesses tell investigators that the vehicle was gray in color and should have some front-end damage.


If you have any information about this case, please contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 813-631-4020.