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The vehicle fled the scene.
Antonio Leon, 56 years of age
611 - 21 Avenue S. E.
- 2003 - 2005 Saturn Ion
- Green in Color with front end damage with possible blue or silver paint transfer from the bicycle.
Hillsborough County Traffic Homicide investigators are asking for the public's assistance in locating the driver and vehicle that struck Antonio Leon and fled the scene.
At approximately 7:00 p.m. Antonio Leon was riding his blue and silver bicycle westbound on 21st avenue approaching his home at 611 - 21 Avenue S. E., Ruskin. He was struck from behind by an unknown vehicle traveling west on 21st avenue at approximately 45 - 55 mph. The suspect vehicle left the scene westbound on 21st Avenue. An intake airbox from a 2003 - 2005 Saturn Ion was left at he scene. A witness described the suspect vehicle as being green in color.
Anyone with any information reference the hit and run fatality or the vehicle involved is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or if you would like to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, call Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-8477.