Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run accident

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
August 12, 2017

LEON CO., Fla. (WCTV) -- The Florida Highway Patrol is searching for a driver who hit and killed a pedestrian early Saturday morning.

The incident happened around 1:20 a.m.

Troopers say an unknown vehicle was traveling east on Blountstown Highway (State Road 20). 32-year-old Joshua Matthew Thomas was reportedly laying in the road.

The driver failed to notice Thomas and ran over him. FHP says the driver then continued travelling on Blountstown Highway without stopping.

Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene.

FHP is actively investigating and is still trying to determine the events that led up to Thomas' death.

If you have any information, call Florida Highway Patrol.

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