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Suspect Identified In Pedestrian Hit And Run

By: Florida Highway Patrol; Julie Montanaro Email
By: Florida Highway Patrol; Julie Montanaro Email

UPDATED
By Julie Montanaro
October 8, 2013

Troopers have found a car they suspect in a hit and run.

A white dodge Avenger is now impounded at the Florida Highway Patrol Troop H Headquarters in Tallahassee.

You can see damage to the right front end.

Troopers tell us they found the car in Quincy.

Investigators believe it is the same car that struck - and critically injured - a pedestrian on Old Bainbridge Road Saturday evening.

No one has been charged in the hit and run at this point and we do not yet have an update on the victim's name or condition.


According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle that struck a pedestrian Saturday, October 5, 2013 on Old Bainbridge Road has been located and a suspect has been identified.

There are no updates on the condition of the pedestrian.

Stay with WCTV for the latest updates on this story.


Florida Highway Patrol

Please be on the look out for a 2007-2013 White Dodge Avenger that was involved in a hit and crash.

This vehicle struck a pedestrian Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at approximately 7pm on Old Bainbridge Road, north of Perkins Road, in Leon County. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop at the crash scene and left the pedestrian in critical condition. The vehicle was witnessed traveling northbound on Old Bainbridge Road.

The following damage is known: The right headlight assembly is broken off. The right side mirror is damaged and missing the actual mirror piece inside the mirror assembly.

The car may also have other damage to the hood, fender, right side doors and windshield.

The following photographs are for example only. The vehicle may be slightly different in appearance.

If you have any contact with the vehicle please notify Tallahassee Florida Highway Patrol at (850) 245-7700, *FHP on your cellular device, or Sergeant Aaron Stephens (Traffic Homicide Investigations) at (850) 410-3066.


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