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The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance related to a hit-and-run investigation.
On Friday, August 9
, at approximately 11 p.m., a 63-year-old male victim was walking southbound on the east side of N Forbes Rd in Plant City, just south of U.S. Highway 92, when he was struck and killed by a passing vehicle traveling northbound.
Witnesses described seeing a dark-colored pickup truck or SUV leaving the scene shortly after the incident. It is unclear at this time if the driver of the truck was involved in the crash. Detectives are working to locate and talk to the driver in hopes of gaining information related to the case.
Detectives are currently reviewing surveillance cameras in the area and evidence at the scene. Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. In order to be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com
or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for cell phones and tablets. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.