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Truck, person of interest found in hit-and-run that killed 15-year-old skateboarder

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Posted at 2:04 PM, Oct 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 08:51:22-04

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol says they're speaking to a person of interest in a hit-and-run that killed a 15-year-old early Wednesday morning.

Troopers say Thomas Jaren Croumbley, 15, was skateboarding on Upper Manatee River Road when he was hit by a truck.

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The truck and driver, who troopers say is a person of interest, were located on Thursday morning.

No other information has been released at this time.

Anyone with information on this crash can contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800 or *FHP (*347) on your cellular device.

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