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Bicyclist killed in Pasco County hit-and-run

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Posted at 10:29 AM, Jul 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-01 09:11:07-04

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist in Pasco County.

Troopers responded to Scenic Drive, north of Jasmine Boulevard, around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, but troopers now believe the crash happened Friday or Saturday.

The victim, a 45-year-old man from Hudson, died at the scene.

Troopers said that he was hit by an unknown vehicle that left the scene after the crash.

Troopers said evidence gathered at the scene indicates the vehicle is a 2014-2015 Kia Sorento, Remington Red Metallic or similar maroon in color. The vehicle should have right front end damage and possible damage on the right side.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online, or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application.

Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact FHP at *FHP or Crime Stoppers at **TIPS.