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Police searching for driver in fatal hit-and-run involving pedestrian in St. Pete

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Posted at 6:52 AM, Oct 09, 2020

St. Petersburg Police are searching for the driver in a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian overnight.

It happened at about 12:15 Friday morning at Central Ave. and 34th St.

Police are looking for a 2010-2012 white Nissan Altima sedan with left front damage and a missing left front fog light bezel (pictured below).

Authorities say the victim, 58-year-old Allen Sowards, "walked into 34th St. and sat in the road near 1st Ave. S."

The Altima, traveling northbound, hit him and drove off.

Anyone with information is asked to contact St. Pete Police at 727-893-7780.