CLEARWATER, Fla. — Clearwater Police are still looking for the driver who hit and killed a skateboarder on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard early on Thursday morning.
According to police, the crash happened in the eastbound lanes near Keene Road around 2 a.m.
The victim, identified as 26-year-old Tyler Deremo, died after being taken to Morton Plant Hospital.
Officers say they found the damaged 2010 Toyota Sienna abandoned in the 2100 block of Cleveland Street. The driver, identified as Sergio Mendoza-Mesquite, 32, has not been located.
According to police, witnesses say the driver never hit their brakes.
Anyone with information on the case should call Clearwater Police at 727-562-4242.